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1. JDRF welcomes announcement from the Government of Canada to better support Canadians with disabilities during COVID-19, including those living with type 1 diabetes

Toronto, ON, June 5, 2020 – JDRF welcomes today’s announcement from the Government of Canada to better support Canadians with disabilities during COVID-19, including those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). While more details around the program are yet to be released, we do know tha...


2. T1D and returning to work and school in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak

We are sharing information that addresses some of the top concerns of the T1D community. Note these responses are not intended to be medical advice, for that—as always—you must consult your own healthcare team.


3. New UK studies examine risks of COVID-19 in people with type 1 diabetes

The National Health Service (NHS) in England recently released two studies that provide the first information available about risks of COVID-19 in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The findings – which are still undergoing peer review – tell us that for people that need to be hospitaliz...


4. JDRF Launches Canada's Largest Virtual House Party to Raise Funds for Diabetes

Toronto, Ontario, April 20, 2020 – In the new reality of physical distancing, JDRF is bringing Canadians together to unite, get loud and raise funds to accelerate the pace of type 1 diabetes research – all from home. The JDRF House ParT1D for a Cure, presented by Omnipod, will take place...


5. JDRF Calgary cancels in-person "Picks and Plates" Gala Organization taking steps in response to Coronavirus Outbreak

Calgary, AB – March, 13 2020 – In response to concerns regarding the global Coronavirus outbreak, JDRF Calgary has cancelled its popular “Picks and Plates” Gala while continuing the event’s online fundraising activities. The in-person event was scheduled to ta...


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