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March, 2016

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The CDA applauds a new Senate Committee report addressing Canada's obesity rates

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Tackling obesity is the subject of "Obesity in Canada", a new report from the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. All of the CDA's key recommendations to the Committee in May 2015 have been incorporated into the report's recommendations.

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The CDA is proud to partner with the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition

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"We know that children's exposure to food and beverage advertising influences consumption," says CDA President and CEO Rick Blickstead. "It's critical that we support healthy eating habits by protecting children and youth from harmful commercial food and beverage marketing."

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Chat live with the CDA's Dr. Jan Hux in recognition of World Health Day!

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Self-management is the cornerstone of diabetes care. Join us on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 for a live Twitter discussion on the topic of self-management and diabetes.

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Congratulations to Governor General Award Winner Harry Flint!

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On Friday, March 4, Calgary's Harry Flint received the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award for his extensive volunteer contribution to the CDA. Harry has been a member of Team Diabetes for more than ten years.

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Healthy Living

Gain the knowledge you need to take control of your health

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Our webinar series continues! Join the CDA and our expert speakers for a variety of engaging and exciting sessions, from the comfort of your own computer. Each webinar includes a 45-minute presentation followed by a brief Q&A session. Visit our YouTube channel to watch the webinars you've missed!

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This Month's Digital Healthy Living Calendar Recipe

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Instead of high-sodium packaged ramen for lunch, try healthy soba buckwheat noodles with mushroom, spinach and tofu, plus a protein-packed vegetarian saute.

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From the Winter 2016 digital issue of Diabetes Dialogue

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This recipe video for our roasted salmon with a mustard and horseradish topping was included in our latest digital issue. Visit our website to learn more and subscribe!

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The CDA is now on Pinterest!

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Our social media community continues to grow! Follow us on Pinterest for all the latest news and content, and learn more about the communities we serve on a wide range of social networks.

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Research in Progress

CDA-funded research shows promise in lowering blood glucose levels

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Dr. Pere Santamaria has developed a new class of medicines that blunt autoimmune disorders, including restoring normal blood glucose levels in new onset type 1 diabetes. The results of this research have recently been published in "Nature", a top-ranked science journal, and the outcomes bring Dr. Santamaria's team closer to the clinical trials which are essential to prove that this approach is both safe and effective in humans.

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Support in Action

What will you do the day we find a cure for diabetes?

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People from all across Canada are telling us what they will do when the big day finally comes. We want you to join the movement and share your story with us!

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Show some love this Easter!

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Make a donation to the CDA in honour of a loved one and, at your request, we'll send a great looking Easter eCard on your behalf.

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Last chance to make it your year with Clothesline!

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From now until March 31, 2016, Clothesline and the CDA invite you to take part in our "This is your year!" campaign. Schedule a free home pick-up for your gently-used clothing donations, and you could win a $5,000 travel voucher or one of ten $500 VISA gift cards!

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Sign up for the D-Camps Alumni Database!

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Since 1953, thousands of children and youth have attended summer camps across Canada, hosted by the CDA. Now, we're inviting all those campers, staff and families to reconnect with D-Camps!

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Regional News

British Columbia announces the launch of the new Carrot Rewards app

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Developed in partnership with the CDA and other organizations, the Carrot Rewards smartphone app challenges you to make healthy living choices, and rewards you for your success. Watch for the national rollout later this year!

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