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Manitoba and Saskatchewan Announce Expanded Coverage for Diabetes Technology

Diabetes Canada is joined by JDRF Canada and Type 1 Together in expressing disappointment with the recommendations recently published by British Columbia’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Committee. 


B.C.'s Glucose Monitoring Health Technology Assessment ignores evolution in technology and evidence

Diabetes Canada is joined by JDRF Canada and Type 1 Together in expressing disappointment with the recommendations recently published by British Columbia’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Committee. 


New Data on COVID-19 Outcomes in Children with T1D

Understanding how challenging and unpredictable the COVID-19 pandemic is, especially for those impacted by type 1 diabetes (T1D), JDRF Canada continues to ensure that you have the credible and reliable information you need to help...


Canadians with Chronic Health Conditions Reluctant to Seek Care During Pandemic, Survey Finds

Almost four in ten Canadians (38%) surveyed, who have been clinically diagnosed with a chronic disease, say they are avoiding the health care system altogether during the pandemic.


JDRF Access For All Events Bring Together B.C.'s Type 1 Diabetes Community, Clinicians, and Elected Officials to Discuss Life-Changing Technologies

JDRF Canada is hosting a series of virtual community forums to address the need for access to affordable type 1 diabetes (T1D) technologies for the more than 300,000 Canadians living with the disease who are otherwise burdened with crushing out-of-pocket costs that can amount to up to $15,000 every ...


JDRF Canada Has a Plan of Attack to Defeat the Monster That Burdens 300,000 Canadians

JDRF Canada is launching the $100 Million Campaign to Accelerate, a bold and innovative fundraising effort that aims to accelerate type 1 diabetes research and move beyond insulin


Government of Canada and JDRF Canada announce new research funding to accelerate stem cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes

November 28, 2020 — Ottawa, ON — Canadian Institutes of Health Research To mark the end of Diabetes Awareness Month, Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $6 million through th...


JDRF Canada is marking National Diabetes Awareness Month by asking those impacted to write a letter to type 1 diabetes with the launch of their "Dear Type 1" Campaign

Toronto, ON — November 9, 2020 – JDRF Canada, the leading organization funding of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is marking National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) by honouring the power and resilience of the T1D community with the “Dear Type 1” campaign.


JDRF and Sun Life challenge corporate Canada to move work aside and move for a cure

TORONTO, ON — October 22, 2020 - The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF – a high-energy, corporate fitness event – happening on October 22, will bring together participants from across Canada into the same virtual space for some friendly competition and to raise $1.6 million...


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