JDRF Blog

You have helped us exceed our expectations, but lets not stop there!

Two weeks left– Let’s keep the momentum going, donate to JDRF today! There are only two weeks left to make an impact on the lives of 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Help Make A Difference in the Life of Someone Living With Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) This Holiday Season

This holiday season, the Garfinkle family wants to make a difference in the lives of those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). They generously offered to match donations dollar for dollar up to $25,000. 


T1D and My Fingertips

My fingertips have endured multiple punctures per day due to blood sugar monitoring. They have become callused, and some of them scarred.


NDAM is coming to an end!

As November comes to an end, so does National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM)! This year, our campaign, You Don’t Know the Half of It aimed to debunk the misconceptions of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


NDAM Update

We’re halfway through November and we’ve heard many amazing stories about the hidden side of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). 


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!


Share Your Half of the Story

By now you’ve probably seen our #oneon1 videos  where many people have been sharing the hidden side of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). This NDAM, join JDRF Canada’s You Don’t Know the Half of It campaign, by sharing your half of the story.


JDRF Canada launches National Diabetes Awareness Month Campaign – You Dont Know the Half of It.

National Diabetes Awareness Month has begun! This year, our theme is You Don’t Know the Half of It. Through this campaign, JDRF Canada aims to uncover misconceptions and unveil the truth behind what it’s really like living with T1D.


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.


My Kangaroos

Back in the 80s, my Kangaroo shoes were the equivalent to superhero shoes. It wasn’t just because they were purple and had an awesome kangaroo on the side. It was also because of the secret compartment.


Lets turn type one into type none