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JDRF Extends Collaboration with BD to Develop Combined Infusion and Monitoring Products for People with Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) are accelerating the development of new products that combine BD’s proprietary insul...

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Run or Walk in Support of JDRF Canada at the Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon

TORONTO (June 14, 2013) – On Sunday, June 16, 2013, the third annual Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is taking place throughout the streets of Barrie and along scenic Lake Simcoe. New for 2013 is the partnership with JDRF, where runners and walkers c...


iCo Therapeutics and JDRF Partnership Goes Beyond Clinical Advancement

VANCOUVER (June 5, 2013) - iCo and JDRF established a partnership in September 2011 when they joined forces on the iDEAL Study to improve outcomes for people affected by diabetic macular edema (DME).


JDRF Canada Responds to Chapter 5 of the 2013 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada: Promoting Diabetes Prevention and Control

TORONTO (May 2, 2013) – JDRF Canada welcomes the recommendations brought forward in Chapter 5 of the 2013 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada:  Promoting Diabetes Prevention and Control.  This report can alternatively help change the face of diabetes in Canada.


JDRF Canada to Send Delegate to Washington, D.C. for JDRF 2013 Children's Congress

TORONTO (April 24, 2013) – Megan Beamish, age 14, will represent Canada as one of six delegates from around the world selected to attend the JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C., United States, from July 8 to 10, 2013. Megan, selected by JDRF’s Canadian affiliate, will...


JDRF Canada Recognizes Volunteers in Celebration of National Volunteer Week

TORONTO (April 24, 2013) – During National Volunteer Week 2013, JDRF celebrates and recognizes the extraordinary contribution of our volunteers across Canada. This year’s theme is Passion. Action. Impact. These words truly describe the extensive commitment and dedication our volunteers d...


JDRF Applauds the Government of Nova Scotia's Commitment in Funding an Insulin Pump Program for Nova Scotians Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (April 4, 2013) – JDRF applauds the Government of Nova Scotia’s commitment in the 2013 Provincial Budget to fund an insulin pump program for eligible Nova Scotians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  


JDRF Applauds the Government of Nova Scotia's Commitment in Funding an Insulin Pump Program for Nova Scotians Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (April 4, 2013) – JDRF applauds the Government of Nova Scotia’s commitment in the 2013 Provincial Budget to fund an insulin pump program for eligible Nova Scotians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  


JDRF in the Globe and Mail, March 25, 2013: Improving lives, curing type 1 diabetes.

JDRF discusses it's research; a generous gift from the WB Family Foundation; and the JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (JDRF CCTN).


Advancing Research to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in T1D: JDRF and CONCEPTT

Women know the importance of taking extra care of themselves before and during pregnancy—for the optimal health of their babies, as well as for their own well-being. For women with type 1 diabetes (T1D), diligent self-management both before and during pregnancy is especially crucial, as high b...


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