On the cusp of a cure
Kids with diabetes have to endure endless finger pricks and insulin injections—but the disease is so much more than that. Diabetes can bring a lifetime of challenges, from having to monitor blood sugar levels around the clock to a never-ending fear of life-threatening complications like heart disease or kidney damage.
We can change this. Your support will help researchers who are working tirelessly to unravel the mysteries of this complex disease move closer toward a cure. It will also ensure that kids and families who struggle with the disease today have access to the right resources, delivered directly to them—which can shape the trajectory of their lives.
kids and youth in BC are living with type 1 diabetes
By 2030, the number of kids with diabetes is expected to increase by 35%
The number of needles a kid with type 1 diabetes uses each year
As a child, Jayden didn’t know any life besides the one he was living with type 1 diabetes. But things changed when he entered adolescence and took over managing his disease.Jayden's story