JDRF Blog

When Your Partner Has T1D

Kim Cooper interviews her partner Mike about his take on living with diabetes.


Volunteer Work Speaks Volumes...Thank You!

In honour of National Volunteer Week 2014, JDRF staff from across Canada would like to say “Thank You” to our volunteers! 


National Volunteer Week 2014: Outreach Blog

Whether it is providing emotional support to a newly diagnosed family, promoting JDRF within their communities, or representing JDRF at health fairs, volunteers are the heart of the Outreach program.


National Volunteer Week 2014: Walk Blog

Volunteers are truly what makes the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes possible. With your support, JDRF is able to engage communities across the country in approximately 70 Walks.


National Volunteer Week 2014: Ride Blog

JDRF is fortunate to have such passionate volunteers. JDRF’s Ride particularly involves many volunteers, from senior leaders in their businesses to department leads to team captains, who support colleagues affected by T1D. 


National Volunteer Week 2014: Advocating for a World Without Type 1 Diabetes

When it comes to fighting diabetes, there is strength in numbers. Across Canada more than 3,300 JDRF advocates are working together in making their voices heard in the federal and provincial governments. JDRF advocates build bonds with elected officials by sharing their personal ...


National Volunteer Week 2014: Gala

During National Volunteer Week, we would like to take the opportunity to recognize the many volunteers that contribute their time and talent to many JDRF programs. Whether it is the TELUS Walk, Ride, Gala, Outreach, Major Gifts, Government Relations, events or administration, we ...


Dave Prowten kicks-off National Volunteer Week

"From April 6 to 12, National Volunteer Week is being celebrated across the country. This week honours the extensive commitment and dedication our volunteers demonstrate through their continuous support across the country."


Jen Hanson is Living Life to its Fullest

Despite being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in November 1983 at the age of three, Jen Hanson’s family didn’t change their way of life. They camped, engaged in various sports and enjoyed outdoor adventures at the cottage. If they were worried, Jen never noticed. Jen’s love ...


Hot off the virtual press – JDRF has updates for you!

We are pleased to share with you the March 2014 issue of the T1D Insider, with even more multimedia elements for your enjoyment.


Lets turn type one into type none