Toronto, ON – March 3, 2020 – JDRF Canada, the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, welcomes the release of the Standing Committee on Finance’s report and its recommendations to address the diabetes epidemic.
Toronto, Ontario – February 27, 2020 – JDRF Canada, the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is hopeful that the Government of Quebec might still consider provincial coverage for Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) in spite of a report released this month by the Institut national d’excellence en santé et services sociaux (INESS).
MONTREAL, October 25, 2019 – Montreal Canadiens centre and JDRF ambassador, Max Domi, unveiled The Max Domi Fund for Type 1 Diabetes today at the Bell Sports Complex.
TORONTO, October 2nd, 2019 – JDRF welcomes the Conservative announcement yesterday committing to legislation making it easier for Canadians with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and others to qualify for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC).
Interview opportunity: JDRF celebrates the announcement of Dexcom G6 CGM System’s Availability in Canada
JDRF shares the excitement of the type 1 diabetes community around today’s arrival of the Dexcom G6,” said Dave Prowten, President and CEO of JDRF Canada. “While JDRF remains focused on our goal to cure type 1 diabetes, we welcome the arrival of new and innovative technologies like this that help Canadians living with the disease live easier, healthier, safer lives.”
JDRF Canada and Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects Award Grants to Canadian Students Living with Type 1 Diabetes
– Inaugural JDRF-led initiative provides grants of $5,000 each for a total of $105,000 to cover tuition and book costs –
JDRF has been closely monitoring developments rising from the recent announcement of a “Safe Importation Action Plan” by the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to facilitate the importation of drugs that were intended for other markets, specifically Canada.
British Columbia, July 4, 2019 – 16-year-old Samir Dattani, a long-time type 1 diabetes advocate from Vancouver’s Westside-Kerrisdale neighbourhood, is set to join hundreds of delegates from the United States and around the world at Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s 2019 Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C. from July 8 – 10, where he will represent Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
Montréal, Québec, June 9, 2019 – Montreal Canadiens’ centre Max Domi will be walking at the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF in Montreal, joining over 35,000 Canadians taking part in Walk events from coast to coast.
JDRF welcomes Disability Advisory Committee’s recommendation that all Canadians needing life-sustaining therapy should automatically meet the criteria for the Disability Tax Credit and urges the Government to adopt this approach
JDRF Canada, the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, welcomes the release of the Disability Advisory Committee’s (DAC) First Annual Report, in particular, the DAC’s recommendation that all Canadians receiving life-sustaining therapy should qualify for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC).
Montreal Canadiens star and JDRF National Spokesperson Max Domi joins Montreal-area kids living with type 1 diabetes May 28 for a frank discussion on the disease
Hosted from the Windsor Ballrooms in Montreal, the unique conversation features 13 young Canadians interviewing Domi on his experiences with T1D and upcoming participating in the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF
Montreal Canadiens’ Centre player, Max Domi will be walking at the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF in Montreal at the Centre de la nature de Laval on Sunday June 9, 2019.