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Live a day with type 1 diabetes

Advocacy

Receiving the disability tax credits helps people like me afford many health-related necessities to keep them alive

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Let’s End Diabetes Now

Community News

Give today and support researchers like Dr. Pere Santamaria whose work could change the life of Suzy Shalla and other Canadians living with type 1 diabetes  

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Insulin: Dr. Banting’s Legacy

Research

On World Diabetes Day (and the birthday of Dr. Banting), let’s celebrate the discovery that saved lives and changed the world

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Why we have to stop blaming people with type 2 diabetes

Community News

Tim Clark shares his thoughts and his personal story

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Diabetes de-stress

Healthy Living

Let physical activity help ease your mind and body in anxious situations

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What’s your risk for developing type 2 diabetes?

Healthy Living

Dwayne “Bubba” Vermette shares his story about making changes after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

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Celebrating our Diabetes Educator of the Year

Professional Members

Diabetes Canada thanks Sherri Pockett for her commitment to those living with diabetes

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Steroid medication & diabetes – what’s the link?

Healthy Living

Your high blood sugar levels may be the result of taking steroid medication

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Walking for exercise, health, fun and more

Healthy Living

There are many reasons to walk (and enjoy it), as Bernie Wiebe shares

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Why the disability tax credit matters to my family

Advocacy

Samantha Roth talks about the time and money that goes into raising a child with type 1 diabetes.

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Enjoy delicious DIY Indian food

Healthy Eating

Making traditional dishes healthier has important health benefits

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What’s in your child’s lunchbox?

Healthy Eating

Delicious and nutritious meals can help keep blood sugar levels under control

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Are smoothies really good for you?

Healthy Living

Find out why drinking your fruit may not be the healthiest option

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Do you know your risk for developing type 2 diabetes?

Community News

Take our online diabetes test and find out now 

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Could gestational diabetes be predicted from childhood?

Research

Early menstruation may be associated with diabetes during pregnancy

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Happy diaversary, Tyler!

Community News

Dena Keller shares the story of her son’s brick at Banting House 

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Red blood cells may hold the key to preventing type 1 diabetes

Research

This discovery may improve treatment for autoimmune diseases

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Bringing Canada’s diabetes community together

Professional Members

Professional Conference helps health-care teams better support people with diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes reversed in the short term with intensive treatment

Research

Diabetes Canada supports groundbreaking research

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What’s your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?

Healthy Living

Take this simple diabetes test and find out now 

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Water is the best choice for your health

Research

Drinking water has many benefits, especially if you have or are at risk for type 2 diabetes

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Childhood fitness offers benefits later in life

Research

Early activity may predict adult health

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Smoking + diabetes = a bad combination

Research

Lung cancer is not the only health concern

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Genes tell the body where to store fat

Research

A bigger middle increases the risk of diabetes

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A day in the life: a single mom with kids with type 1 diabetes

Community News

Amy Crespi shares her story of parenting children with diabetes

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What’s in your pantry?

Healthy Eating

Keeping the right foods on hand gives you a head start for nutritious meals

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From unsure to confident: a teen with type 1 diabetes

Advocacy

Diabetes Canada volunteer and advocate Oria James shares her story

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Food & your blood sugar

Healthy Eating

Learn more about summer foods that will keep your sugars stable, and those that will send them sky-high

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Fitness for kids

DCAMPs

Children with diabetes can and should lead healthy and active lives

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Make history with a personalized brick from Banting House

Community News

Marie-Christine Gauvin shares her story

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New technology, research and more at the Vancouver Type 1 Diabetes Expo

Community News

Harjeet Gill and her parents look forward to attending this fall's event

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I am being kept alive by a machine

Community News

The insulin pump is a marvel of modern medical technology that not only keeps me alive, but allows me to live with diabetes however I choose

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Diabetes doesn’t slow down this race car driver

Community News

Meet Charlie Kimball, the first licenced driver with type 1 diabetes to compete in Canada.

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Study shines light on vitamin D’s role in type 2 diabetes risk

Research

Low levels of the vitamin worsen the impact of a high-fat diet.

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Overcoming the tyranny of Brussels sprouts

Advocacy

Getting kids to eat healthily can seem impossible, but there are steps we can all take.

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Teaming up with health-care professionals at Leadership Forum 2017

Professional Members

Working with health-care volunteers to support people living with diabetes.

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How do you make a character with diabetes believable?

Community News

We interviewed author K.J. Howe about her new novel, and character, Thea Paris

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The rewards of family fitness

Healthy Living

Everyone wins when the whole family gets fit

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Running from the diabetes tsunami

Healthy Living

Years of leading a sedentary lifestyle, along with unhealthy eating habits, brought me here.

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Diabetes does not define me

Healthy Living

I am determined to live an amazing life with diabetes.

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Eating well at work or play

Healthy Eating

Learn how to plan and pace yourself throughout the day and week.

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What’s the deal with gluten?

Healthy Eating

Before you hit the gluten-free section at your grocery store, read this.

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Bowl to Strike Out Stigma this June

Community News

Make a difference in the lives of Canadians living with diabetes by supporting education, programs, services, and research now.

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How do you strike out the stigma of diabetes?

Community News

It starts with a conversation.

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How can you improve your relationship with food?

Healthy Eating

 Put the spotlight on what you eat starting now.

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Don’t be sorry for my daughter because she has diabetes

Community News

A father talks about his daughter’s diagnosis.

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Donating to Clothesline helps fight diabetes

Community News

Clothesline campaign winner Colin Deacon and his wife, Jennifer, do their part to end diabetes.

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Every word in this song was written by someone with diabetes

Community News

It’s time to end the shame, blame and misinformation about the disease. 

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