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.

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 …

Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack remembers the exact date he was diagnosed with Type1 diabetes: May 25, 1991. But an even more vivid memory is the one where he learned the implications of …

Cole Byers

Cole Byers

At the age of 15, Cole Byers has raised more than $130,000 for diabetes research. Mind you, he did have a head start. He was barely two years old when …