It was a lot to take in at once, knowing that he would need insulin for the rest of his life and constant care and attention to his diet.⠀ ⠀ This Father's Day, we share the story of Cody Westman, a T1D dad and filmmaker who uses the realities of type 1 diabetes as a source of inspiration. Click the link in the bio to read his story.
Smarter diabetes management choices start with you. Donate to JDRF when you register your new CONTOUR® NEXT ONE or CONTOUR® NEXT meter.⠀ ⠀ Enter promo code JDRF when you register your meter and a $15 donation to JDRF will be made on your behalf. Link is in the bio.
Just a few of our favourite photos from last weekend's Walks across Canada. Stay tuned... more photos to come! #SunLifeWalk #JDRFWalk
From our team to Canada’s team… congratulations, @Raptors. #WeTheNorth #Game6
More than 800,000 Québécois live with diabetes and one-third don’t know they have it.⠀ ⠀ Click the link in the bio to learn about the severity of diabetes in Québec and the top solutions for preventing and managing the disease. #DiabeteQC
Dr. Timothy Kieffer, a JDRF-funded investigator at @universityofbc, has been awarded a new two-year grant to continue his research involving insulin-producing cells as a potential cure for type 1 diabetes. Click the link in the bio to learn more about his research study.⠀ ⠀ Congratulations, Dr. Kieffer!
Get a financial headstart on your post-secondary education!⠀ ⠀ If you’re a student living with T1D, apply for the Boston Pizza Future Prospects Award Program for JDRF to be considered for $5,000 towards tuition and/or text book costs.⠀ ⠀ Click the link in the bio to apply. #BPFAwardsJDRF
Amazing day at the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF in Montreal. Thank you @max for being a part of our team! #jdrfwalk #type1strong
Ready, set, let’s walk Quebec. @frdjcanada @max #jdrfwalk #sunlifewalk
Hey, it's @max! 👋⠀ ⠀ I’ll be taking over the JDRF Canada Instagram today.⠀ ⠀ Follow along with me in the Stories above as I walk in the Montréal #JDRFWalk and help raise funds for a cure for type 1 diabetes.
Hey Canada! Our National Sponsor @medtronicdiabetescanada is excited to see you at the upcoming JDRF walks!⠀ ⠀ Visit their booth to learn about the MiniMed™ 670G System – the world’s first self-adjusting insulin pump* – not to mention, some fun giveaways*!⠀ ⠀ In the meantime, click the link in our bio to check out what some Canadian customers are saying about the MiniMed™ 670G System.⠀ ⠀ See you soon!⠀ ⠀ * Some user interaction required. Indicated for people living with Type 1 diabetes, 7 years of age and older.⠀ ** While quantities last.
Advanced glucose monitoring devices are life-changing for those living with type 1 diabetes.⠀ ⠀ Click the link in the bio to make your voice heard by signing our action today and call on our government officials to demand affordable and accessible medical device technology for all Canadians with T1D. #AccessForAll
Walk Day is almost here! After you've joined us to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research, put your feet up at Omnipod's Lakeside Retreat for rest, relaxation and refreshments.⠀ ⠀ Get Podded and Insulet Canada will make a $25 donation to JDRF.
Great news: @max will be taking over our Instagram this Sunday, June 9th for the Walk! ⠀ ⠀ Follow JDRF Canada on Instagram for the play-by-play as Max joins us in Montréal to score a big win in our fight against type 1 diabetes: @jdrf_canada
72 hours to go until Walk Day! If you haven't started fundraising yet, time is running out!⠀ ⠀ Click the link in the bio to kelp us fund critical research and find a cure for @kalebdahlgren and the 300,000 Canadians living with T1D.
Clinical islet transplantation has been long seen as a treatment option for those living with T1D.⠀ ⠀ Dr. Shapiro, a JDRF-funded researcher from @ualberta, outlines the three areas his beta-cell research study will focus on.⠀ ⠀ Click the link in the bio to read more.