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1. What’s your sweet of choice?

I always have coke and OJ by my side to reach out to but this time I didn't feel like either so went off in search of a treat. I came across my stash of candy and duly ate 3 which is 15 grams of carbs. Wait, then test again, you all know the drill.


2. Oh, what a year it's been

January is a time for reflection; a time to look back on the last year and celebrate the many significant milestones that have been achieved. For JDRF, it is also a time to look forward and start making ambitious plans that will continue to accelerate preventions, better treatments, and ultimately a ...


3. Technological Milestones: Advancements in Diabetes Management

When I was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, my doctor gave me a prescription for a glucometer and strips and sent me off to the pharmacist. I didn't know what had just hit me and, although I knew a little about the disease, had no idea about how much technology was involved or how fast it was changing....


4. Brain Drain?

In the early 1990s, scientists and some really smart people flocked out of Canada to do research pretty much everywhere else in the world. Funding in Canada was drying up and fast. The economic realities of the time meant that the books had to be balanced on the back of health care and research, amongst ...


5. Welcome to JDRF's new blog!

My name is Philip Welford and I am Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for JDRF Canada. I joined JDRF in April 2011 and feel that now is the time to start talking about my experiences, as well as what it is that we do.


Lets turn type one into type none