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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

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JDRF in the Globe and Mail, November 5, 2014: Improving the odds for expectant mothers

JDRF showcases advancements in T1D pregnancy care; highlighting JDRF CCTN and the CONCEPTT Trial, and exploring the challenges of managing T1D through pregnancy.


40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) JDRF Ambassadors head to Parliament Hill to discuss the importance of funding research


Canadian Post-doctoral Fellowships Awarded in type 1 diabetes Research

Lilly Canada provided JDRF with $220,000 in 2013-2014 in support of the creation of a national clinical training program to enable young investigators to further engage in medical research associated with type 1 diabetes.


Giant leap against diabetes

Ability to produce embryonic stem cells will allow researchers to push faster toward cure


Diabetes researchers find faster way to create insulin-producing cells

University of British Columbia, in collaboration with BetaLogics Venture, a division of Janssen Research & Development, LLC, has published a study highlighting a protocol to convert stem cells into insulin-producing cells. The new procedure could be an important step in the fight against Type 1 ...


Fighting diabetes one kick at a time

Sun Life Financial and the Canadian Football League (CFL) partner to raise up to $100,000 for JDRF


JDRF Partner ViaCyte to Immediately Initiate Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial

JDRF’s partner ViaCyte recently announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing them to move forward with a clinical trial of its innovative type 1 diabetes (T1D) encapsulated cell replacement therapy called VC-01™ product candidate.


JDRF Partner ViaCyte Announces Key Project Milestone

JDRF Partner ViaCyte Announces Key Project Milestone to Advance Innovative Encapsulated Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Type 1 Diabetes


Novo Nordisk Commits $5 Million Grant Supporting JDRF Outreach Initiative

To address the need for education on how patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can pursue physical activity safely, Novo Nordisk has committed to a three-year, $5 million grant in support of a new JDRF Outreach initiative titled “T1D Performance in Exercise and Know...


JDRF and the Innovative Medicines Initiative Partner for Type 1 Diabetes Research

JDRF and the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) have partnered on a new precompetitive type 1 diabetes research consortium entitled “TRANSLATIONAL APPROACHES TO DISEASE MODIFYING THERAPY OF TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS (T1DM)”. 


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