Press Room

Letter from JDRF and Diabetes Canada to the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier regarding joint recommendations aimed at ensuring access to the Disability Tax Credit for Canadians with diabetes

We are writing to you with regard to the ability of people with diabetes to access the Disability Tax Credit.


JDRF-Funded Study on Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) in Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes Shows Improved Outcomes for Their Newborns

Babies born to women with type 1 diabetes (T1D) may soon be at a reduced risk of complications after a JDRF-funded study revealed that observing blood sugar levels via a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) throughout pregnancy leads to better glycemic control for mothers and healthier outcomes for their ...


JDRF advocates for all Canadians living with type 1 diabetes to be eligible for the Disability Tax Credit

JDRF believes that every Canadian with type 1 diabetes should qualify for the Disability Tax Credit.


JDRF and Sun Life Financial team up to raise funds for diabetes research

The JDRF Revolution Ride challenges Canadians to go further and raise funds to defeat type 1 diabetes.


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

Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) and JDRF Canada have awarded two promising researchers each with a post-doctoral fellowship grant to pursue studies in type 1 diabetes. 


UBC researchers working to engineer 'tunable' insulin production

JDRF has awarded Dr. James Johnson and his team from the University of British Columbia (UBC) a grant of US$150,000 for a one-year study on whether insulin levels produced by transplanted pancreatic beta cells can be controlled and stabilized. 


Cultivating a cure for type 1 diabetes

JDRF and Lilly Canada fund UHN research on new stem cell therapies aimed at eliminating the need for insulin injections.


Marley Greenberg represents Canada at JDRFI Children's Congress in Washington, D.C.

Marley Greenberg from Thornhill, Ontario, will serve as the Canadian delegate at JDRF’s (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) 2017 Children’s Congress, taking place from July 24 to 26 in Washington, D.C.


Thousands of Canadians walk with JDRF to find a cure for type 1 diabetes

In June, over 40,000 Canadians across the country will rally together at the 2017 JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, to raise awareness and funds and help change the face of type 1 diabetes (T1D) forever. 


JDRF and Lilly Canada requesting applications from postdoctoral fellows engaged in clinical type 1 diabetes research

JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (JDRF CCTN) is pleased to announce that Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) has provided $120,000 in support of two CCTN postdoctoral fellows for one year in the sum of $60,000 each.


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