JDRF Blog

There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Advocate".

1. JDRF Advocacy Newsletter is online!

Want to learn more about how you can become an advocate for JDRF? Being a JDRF Advocate is easy and doesn’t require a lot of your time – which is the most important contribution you can make.


2. A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D

Joan Hepburn is not your average woman. She is a mom, a grandmother, a wife, a sister, a friend, a top-selling tea consultant for Steeped Tea, a dog owner, and on top of all that, she is living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


3. James Coones – Part II

James Coones’ biggest advantage when his son Aidan was diagnosed was familiarity


4. Introducing our newest guest blogger...

Sam Shepheard joins the JDRF Canada blogging team.


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. Grassroots Advocacy

Every day, JDRF Advocacy brings together people who have diabetes, or a connection to someone with diabetes, and are interested in making their voices heard.


Lets turn type one into type none