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JDRF announces new Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Sarah Linklater

JDRF Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sarah Linklater as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Sarah has over a decade of extensive expe...

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JDRF welcomes Government's decision to end RDSP clawbacks when DTC status lost, but says opportunity missed to support Canadians with diabetes through a national diabetes strategy

JDRF Canada, the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes research, welcomed the news in this year’s federal budget that the government intends to end the practice of clawing back contributions to Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) for those whose eligibility status for the Disab...


Lilly Canada and JDRF Canada Award Post-doctoral Fellowships in Type 1 Diabetes Research

Two  pioneering Canadian investigators pursuing careers in type 1 diabetes research have each been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship ($60,000 CAD), thanks to a longstanding partnership between Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) and JDRF Canada.


JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada light the province of BC blue on World Diabetes Day Nov. 14th to raise awareness

JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada light the province of BC blue on World Diabetes Day Nov. 14th to raise awareness


JDRF's promise to the T1D Community

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and JDRF is kicking it off by making a bold public promise.


JDRF celebrates Health Canada's new licence for technology that will improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes

Approval of Canada’s first Hybrid Closed-Loop System will help Canadians with type 1 diabetes keep their blood sugar levels in an optimal range for a greater amount of time


JDRF Canada welcomes Senate report on "Breaking Down Barriers" for Canadians with Disabilities in accessing the Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan

JDRF Canada welcomes a report released today by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology entitled: “Breaking Down Barriers, a critical analysis of the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan”.


JDRF Canada applauds BC government's decision to provide insulin pumps to people of all ages who live with type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada applauds the British Columbia government’s announcement today extending the province’s current insulin pump program to all ages.


Sun Life Financial grows efforts to fight type 1 diabetes in Canada with title sponsorship of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Sponsorship supports growth of type 1 diabetes research and awareness, building upon Sun Life Financial’s $22 million global investment to date


Government of Canada and JDRF invest $7.7M in type 1 diabetes care and treatments

Innovative health research projects will advance treatment and management of the disease


Lets turn type one into type none