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Government of Canada invests $35M in research and a national framework for diabetes
JDRF Canada is grateful to the Government of Canada for its commitment to honouring the centenary of the discovery of insulin in the 2021 federal budget. The budget proposes an […]
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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 you better navigate the various and complex issues that are constantly arising.

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 the CIHR-JDRF Partnership to Defeat Diabetes for two Canadian research teams to accelerate the development of stem cell-based therapies for the treatment of T1D.

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 to help create a world without type 1 diabetes.

The JDRF House ParT1D for a Cure presented by Omnipod raises $2.1 million dollars to accelerate research

TORONTO, ON — June 15, 2020 – This past Sunday June 14th, the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community took part in the JDRF House ParT1D for a Cure presented by Omnipod – Canada’s largest virtual house turning type one diabetes into type none. Despite the reality of physical distancing, this new, family-friendly virtual event united Canadians from coast to coast to get loud and raise critical funds for JDRF and its vital T1D research program.