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In many cases, type 2 diabetes can be prevented. It starts with knowing your risks. 

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Volunteer advocates are at the heart of Diabetes Canada's efforts to bring about positive change.

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Pick the stage of your journey

No matter where you are along the way, you will find information, resources and tools to help you better understand and manage your diagnosis so you can live well with diabetes.

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We have events all over Canada that you can come be a part of whether by attending or volunteering.

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How we help

Diabetes Canada has been leading the fight against diabetes since 1953 by helping those affected live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes and working to discover a cure. In 2018, with your help, we were able to accomplish some amazing things in the fight to End Diabetes.  

$4.6M used to fund research

1900+ children sent to camp

24K support service calls answered

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Stories that inspire

“I am grateful for all the work done by my father, Diabetes Canada, my health-care team, and especially those pilots with type 1 diabetes who have trail-blazed since the '90s. I hope this [policy change] means that no one's dreams of being a pilot will be cut short by type 1 diabetes.”

— Austen McDonald, living with type 1 diabetes

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2019 Professional Conference

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Donate your gently used items to fund research to End Diabetes and send kids to camp.

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