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1. JDRF celebrates top 10 advances in research

Now that 2019 has drawn to a close, we want to take a moment and extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for your support of our efforts in finding cures for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and improving the lives of the more than 300,000 Canadians and their families touched by this disease.


2. JDRF Canada partners with CIHR in new funding opportunity to develop solutions aimed at prevention, treatment, and delivery of care for diabetes

In a new funding opportunity led by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), JDRF will partner with the federal agency to fund several new team grants that aim to uncover new mechanisms that control the onset and progression of diabetes and its related complications. 


3. The impact of your voice this National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) has officially come to an end, and we cannot thank you enough for your overwhelming support and participation. Here are some of the great initiatives you took part on that helped make this NDAM so special.


4. Teen athlete with type 1 diabetes pursues dreams while raising awareness

Beth Miller is a driven athlete with an indomitable spirit and a passion for life. At 16 years old, the Calgary resident has competed nationally in skiing and is currently a competitive rower who has represented her province twice at the National Rowing Championships – all while living wi...


5. Using scaffolding technology to improve islet graft outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes

JDRF has supported research in beta cell replacement for more than a decade, aiming to make a stem cell-based treatment for type 1 diabetes (T1D) a reality. 


6. JDRF in the Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014: For kids, research and new treatment options bring less discomfort and better outcomes

JDRF showcases advancements in CGM technology in making monitoring of glucose levels better and the new experimental encapsulated cell replacement therapy.


7. 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


8. 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


9. JDRF-Funded Islet Encapsulation Program Reaches Historic Milestone

First Ever Person with Type 1 Diabetes Receives Experimental Encapsulated Human Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cell Replacement Therapy


10. 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.


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