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There are 90 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Type 1 diabetes".

11. The T1D Blinking Light

Before I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 9, I became gaunt. Now that I see pictures taken before diagnosis, all I can see are my hollow cheeks and bony body. It’s interesting at the time that nobody recognized that my gaunt appearance meant that something was wrong.


12. Lipohypertrophy, what's the big deal?

Well, besides having lumpy, “not-so-pretty”  areas on your body,  the main concern is that if you inject into a lipo, your insulin may not be absorbed the way it should be resulting in ups and downs in blood sugar control and the need for more insulin.


13. Lipohypertrophy, what the heck is it anyway?

Do you have diabetes? Do you take insulin? Do you have lipohypertrophy?


14. Lipo-What?

Lipohypertrophy - a very long word for a very common occurrence for those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Interested in learning more? Stay tuned and join JDRF Canada and BD for Lipohypertrophy Awareness Week from February 23-27 to learn more and even meet Lipo Larry! ...


15. Spread the Love this Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day, help spread the love to over 300,000 Canadians that are living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  You can help make a difference in someone’s life by getting involved with JDRF, by purchasing a heart-shaped pizza at Boston Pizza, or by donating!


16. T1D Connections: Kirsten Hannah

As editor of OWL Magazine, I interact with a group of kids who share their opinions and ideas. I’m so fortunate to get to know some of these kids, including Kirsten Hannah.


17. JDRF CCTN has moved to jdrf.ca

We’re happy to announce that the JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (CCTN) website has moved over to jdrf.ca! 


18. Make a Difference in 2015

19. Welcome to 2015!

From all of us here at JDRF Canada, we’d like to wish you and your loved ones a very happy and prosperous New Year!


20. Could Santa get Type 2?

After I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), I used to wonder if Santa might get type 2 diabetes. Since he was a little overweight and rode around in a sled all of the time without getting much exercise, I figured it might very well happen.


Lets turn type one into type none