When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, there was something in particular that really surprised and bothered me—bananas...or lack thereof. Suddenly I was no longer supposed to eat a whole banana, instead I was only to consume about one third.
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.
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).
Kim Cooper examines renaming type 1 diabetes.
Megan Skinner is a registered dietician and will be sharing her answers to the most popular diabetes related questions.
If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘beta cells’ and the body’s misguided attack on these cells, resulting in T1D. For those of you who are just learning about the disease and how to manage it, JDRF wanted to provide ...
Last week from Wednesday, June 11 to Friday, June 13, we hosted the 2014 JDRF Annual General Meeting. It was a great opportunity to unite volunteers and staff from across Canada to celebrate the successes we’ve experienced as an organization in 2013, and to hear exciting updates ...
Where did you join the community this weekend? On Sunday, June 8, I personally joined the community in Vancouver, BC for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes.What an incredible, fun-filled day at Stanley Park!
There are so many people with diabetes who inspire me. Recently, I've been following Sebastien Sasseville's journey across Canada.
We are getting close to “Show Time!” That’s what I call the Walk. In the play, “Gypsy” the dancers had to figure out a way to get the attention of their patrons. The dancers with the most experience told the youthful girls,