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1. Joelle's Gang is the Walk Since 2006 Type

This year, Joelle’s Gang is marking its 10-year anniversary for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes in Montreal. For the past decade, this team of extremely passionate people, led by Samantha and Justin Vineberg, their family and friends, continues to be one of the biggest fundraising ...


2. 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.


3. 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!


4. Nancy Arnold is our September "Volunteer of the Month"

 September’s Volunteer of the Month is Nancy Arnold. Nancy’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at the age of 16 and is now 40 years old.  


5. 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 ...


6. Gala Volunteers are Celebrated for their Contributions

“As National Volunteer Week approaches, it is only fitting to recognize the many volunteers that selflessly dedicate their time and talent to help JDRF advance its fundraising programs. Whether it be walk, ride, gala, outreach, major gifts, government relations, events or administration, we are ...


7. Outreach Volunteers Create Impact in T1D Community

“Volunteers are the cornerstone of the Outreach program. Without their tireless commitment and personal experience with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the Outreach program would not be able to provide emotional support and resources to those living with T1D and their families. We would like to express ...


8. Volunteers at TELUS Walks across Canada show true passion

“JDRF is a lean, well-run charitable organization. This is important to me as a volunteer. Based on the research I’ve seen, I am confident that a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) will be discovered. The volunteers at JDRF are passionate about the cause and as a result do an excellent job in ...


9. Advocates Make the Voice of JDRF Stronger

“Every day, JDRF Advocacy brings together people who have type 1 diabetes (T1D), or a connection to someone with diabetes who are interested in making their voices heard. Across Canada, more than 3,200 JDRF advocates are working together to build bonds among those who are personally affected by ...


10. Living in Japan with Diabetes

Konnichiwa culture shock! I set off on my first trip to Japan as a university exchange student. I couldn’t wait to study the language and culture firsthand. But not only did I have to get accustomed to the ins and outs of living in a foreign country rich in unusual and unique traditions, I also ...


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