JDRF Blog

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1. How far would you go for T1D research?

We want to know how far you would go to make a difference in the lives of over 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D)!


2. Out of your Office Chair and onto a Bike Seat

If you work in an office environment, chances are you spend most of your day sitting at a desk in front of a computer. JDRF wants to change that for one hour!


3. Rider Profile: JoAnne Cutler

As JoAnne Cutler ramps up to participate in her 9th JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research, we got the chance to sit down and talk to her about what her experience has been like thus far.


4. Ride 2014: Fundraising Tips and Tricks

The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is fast approaching and we want to help all of our participants to reach their personal fundraising goal. Whether you work in an office environment or you work from home, there are plenty of ways to make this happen.  


5. It Only Takes 7 Minutes to Make a Difference

Looking for a fun way to make a difference in your community that only takes seven minutes? Join the 2014 JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research! The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is a stationary bike-a-thon that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.


6. National Volunteer Week 2014: Ride Blog

JDRF is fortunate to have such passionate volunteers. JDRF’s Ride particularly involves many volunteers, from senior leaders in their businesses to department leads to team captains, who support colleagues affected by T1D. 


7. Lise Guinois is our January Volunteer of the Month

Lise Guinois, from Montreal, QC, is our January Volunteer of the Month! We had an opportunity to ask Lise a few questions about her work with JDRF.


8. Celebrating a New Year

After the countdown and the celebrations are over, it’s always hard to believe another year has passed. In 2014 we have new opportunities and challenges awaiting us, and it is also a great time to look back and celebrate the important achievements of the previous year.


9. 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)


10. I Ride for a Cure for my Daughter

I participated a second year and heard another story which also broke my heart. I kept raising money and was thankful all my children were healthy. Then, in February 2011, out of the blue, my daughter Charlotte was diagnosed with T1D and our lives changed. 


Lets turn type one into type none