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There are 10 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Diabetes Research".

1. JDRF-funded research points the way towards novel treatment for type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada salutes the recent discovery of Dr. Pere Santamaria and his team who have identified a novel approach to halt and possibly reverse the autoimmune attack that triggers type 1 diabetes (T1D), causing the destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells in T1D patients. 


2. Collaboration Leads to Invaluable Discoveries

In its early phase, encapsulation research was divided, with experts in different disciplines focused on different aspects of the science. JDRF created the Encapsulation Consortium in 2013, jump-starting the field by encouraging collaboration among its 25+ members and shaping a strategy to guide research....


3. Grow your team and be the Walking for a Cure Type!

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to grow your team and exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million. With your help, we can exceed our goal and make an impact on the lives of over 300,000 people affected by T1D.


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

Last week we introduced you to Joan Hepburn, woman extraordinaire. Joan has not only lived with T1D for most of her life, raised and cared for a son with T1D, but is also helping to contribute to innovative T1D research through her work with Steeped Tea.


5. Living with T1D for 50 years or more?

There is so much we can learn from those who have been living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 50 years or more. A new nation-wide project is being conducted at Mount Sinai Hospital to study such people, called the “Canadian Study of Longevity in Diabetes: Discovering Factors for Success after 50 ...


6. Canadians Living With Type 1 Diabetes for 50 Years Can Have a Significant Impact in Discovering Factors for Success in T1D Research

JDRF is excited to support a nationwide research study exploring longevity in type 1 diabetes (T1D). Toronto-based researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are creating a national registry of Canadians who have been living with T1D for 50 years or more, and invite them to participate in a mail-based national ...


7. Joe Zambri is our October “Volunteer of the Month”

October’s Volunteer of the Month is Joe Zambri. Joe is a single dad who was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and has two children – Anthony who is 31 years old and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D)


8. Interview with Diabetes Educator, Carol Lezack

 Carol Lezack is a certified diabetes educator (CDE) who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at the age of five and has been living with the disease for 56 years.


9. BMO and JDRF: Partnership for a Cure!

BMO and JDRF are excited to announce a promotion to benefit individuals who activate new accounts to support JDRF with their day-to-day purchases.


10. Canada at the Forefront of Diabetes Research, Bringing Innovation from the Lab to the Bedside

Toronto, ON (June 20, 2011) – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Canada has announced the official launch of its large-scale effort to support clinical trials evaluating new treatments and technologies for type 1 diabetes in Canada. The JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (JDRF CCTN) ...


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