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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 demonstrate ...


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).


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

TORONTO (March 8, 2013) – JDRF applauds the Government of Alberta’s commitment in the 2013 Provincial Budget to fund an insulin pump program for eligible Albertans living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Poilievre Honours Young Diabetes Activist with Diamond Jubilee Medal

Osgoode, ON — On February 19, Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Nepean-Carleton, was at the Osgoode Public School, where he presented Eric Currie with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. This recognized Eric for his work in raising awareness about diabetes.


Edmonton remains a world leader for islet transplants

EDMONTON – The University of Alberta Hospital has solidified its position as the world leader in a groundbreaking procedure that’s helping Type 1 diabetics control their blood glucose levels without daily insulin injections.


JDRF Supports a Provincial Plan to Fund Insulin Pumps for Nova Scotians Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (February 6, 2013) – JDRF supports a provincial plan to fund insulin pumps for individuals residing in Nova Scotia living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


JDRF Canada Supports Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research

Toronto, ON (February 5, 2013) – JDRF Canada is pleased to announce funding of a study seeking to understand the link between high glucose and abnormal nerve function in diabetic dysautonomia. The three-year study at McGill University – Understanding the molecular mechanisms that produce ...


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