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The Canadian Diabetes Association leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.

Frederick Banting


In 1953, what we know today as the Canadian Diabetes Association was formed.

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Banting House

Discover more about Dr. Frederick Banting and "The Birthplace of Insulin."

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Funding & Accountability

Every dollar received helps Canadians with diabetes live healthier lives, and supports researchers to find a cure.

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Public Policy Position Statements

People with diabetes deserve affordable medications, devices and supplies, regardless of where they live in Canada.

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Canadian Diabetes Association Policies

We publish information about our policies to help you understand the standards we set ourselves. Learn about our policies.

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Leadership Teams

Get to know more about our leaders.

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Donor Recognition 2015

Donors play an intrinsic role in the fight against diabetes.