An Evening With Dr. James Shapiro

Join us to hear world-renowned diabetes researcher Dr. James Shapiro in a live interview speak about his cure-based research. On Thursday, September 24th, Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada (DRIFCan) is …

Possible cure for diabetes

Health Matters August 11: A University of Alberta team is aiming for a cure for diabetes – and one of the world-renowned researchers says it’s the most promising project he’s ever seen.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars everyone! We are so excited to be hosting our first ever event. We’re going virtual with Dr. James Shapiro and Carrie Doll to bring you an evening you won’t want to miss. More details to come in the next few weeks.

Grassroots Effort, $22 Million by 2022

Dr. James Shapiro has been working with researchers in Edmonton and internationally on a cure for diabetes. Now, a campaign is underway to raise $22 million to further the work.

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Clinical Trials

Doctors are evaluating a new treatment for people with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) designed to reset the immune system and restore the cells which make insulin. You may qualify if …

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About Type 1 Diabetes

Over 45 million people around the world live with Type 1 Diabetes, including over 300,000 in Canada. What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is an autoimmune …

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Individual Fundraiser

Do you know someone whose life has been impacted by diabetes? We invite you to fundraise your own way with a Facebook Fundraising event. No matter the size, every effort …