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There are 22 item(s) tagged with the keyword "diabetes".

1. Our Guide to Navigating BBQ Season

How to navigate BBQ season with type 1 diabetes. 


2. OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

Great news for Ontario youth! Insulin, diabetes test strips and other prescriptions are now free for Ontarians who are 24 and under.


3. Are you the won't stop until there is a cure type?

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million.


4. Young Adult Series

The transition from child to young adult can be very challenging, especially when you throw type 1 diabetes (T1D) into the mix. JDRF reached out to a group of young adults living with T1D and asked them to share their experiences on a wide-array of topics.


5. 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.


6. What is a Clinical Trial?

If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘clinical trials’ and the research JDRF is funding to find a cure for T1D. For those of you who are just learning about JDRF-funded research, we wanted to provide an easy reference ...


7. Shocking Statements About Diabetes

In grade 9 gym class, my physical education instructor was teaching a lesson on pregnancy. It was the kind of lesson where every student is on edge listening carefully to this all-new and exciting information. But I wasn’t expecting to hear anything like this:


8. JDRF Ride 2013 Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising doesn’t have to stop at asking friends, family and co-workers to support you! There are lots of fun ways to raise money for the JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research. Here are some fun ways to fundraise that will help you reach and exceed your fundraising goal while enjoying ...


9. What would you tell someone who is newly diagnosed?

When I meet a parent of a child, or an adult who has been newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), there is so much that I would like to share with them to help them through this challenging time.  I am certainly not the “Yoda” of the diabetes world; however, having lived with T1D for ...


10. Megan Reflects on Children's Congress 2013

Megan Beamish provides an update and reflection on her experience attending Children’s Congress 2013.


Lets turn type one into type none