JDRF Blog

Kids for a Cure Awareness Day 2014 Delegate Profile: Preston Swan- Merrison "Swanny"

Kids for a Cure Awareness Day is going to change my life! I will finally be able to talk about T1D with MP’s in Ottawa on Parliament Hill. They will get the chance to hear my story and learn what a 12 year old boy is doing to fund research and how they can help too!


Kids for a Cure Awareness Day 2014

Check us out on Parliament Hill - Kids for a Cure Awareness Day is the largest and most impactful type 1 diabetes (T1D) awareness campaign in Canada driven by children.


Daymon Blackport's Story - Passionate, Persistent and Performing

No one can deny my 16-year-old grandson, Daymon Blackport, has a huge passion for soccer. Born and raised in London, Ontario, Daymon has been playing the sport for 11 years, and with type 1 diabetes (T1D), for eight. He started out playing defense, but has been a striker/winger/attacking ...


George Canyon on Life with T1D

I was diagnosed on Boxing Day, 1984, the day after Christmas in New Glasgow, NS at the Aberdeen Hospital. It is a day that holds many emotional memories for me. I have lived with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 29 years.


Megan Reflects on Children's Congress 2013

Megan Beamish provides an update and reflection on her experience attending Children’s Congress 2013.


Megan updates us from Children's Congress 2013

Megan Beamish provides an update from Washington DC, as she represents JDRF Canada as an international delegate at Children’s Congress 2013.


I am an adult with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Are you?

As captain of “Team SohmerStein” I proudly participate in the annual TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes in support of JDRF! Do you?  


Advocates Make the Voice of JDRF Stronger

“Every day, JDRF Advocacy brings together people who have type 1 diabetes (T1D), or a connection to someone with diabetes who are interested in making their voices heard. Across Canada, more than 3,200 JDRF advocates are working together to build bonds among those who are personally affected by ...


Lets turn type one into type none