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Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety and Their Impact on Type 1 Diabetes

Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a constant battle, one that can lead to burnout, anxiety, or even symptoms of depression.  The daily challenges that come with following an insulin treatment, measuring blood sugar, adapting activities based on blood sugar levels, and managing of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, along with the risks of complications and … Read more

Larger Federal Budget and New Criteria for Type 1 Diabetes Tax Credit

Increased federal budget for diabetes. The new federal budget of 35 million dollars has just been announced and includes an investment in diabetes over the next 5 years. Additional investments are expected for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, surveillance and prevention.   New criteria for the Type 1 Diabetes Tax Credit People living with T1D may … Read more

New Vaccination Priority Groups and Type 1 Diabetes

New priority groups  Starting April 12, vaccination will be expanded to include adults under 60 years of age who have a chronic illness or health condition considered to have a very high risk of complications from COVID-19. This includes:  People who are currently hospitalized with a condition that puts them at risk of complications from … Read more

Webinar – First Data of the BETTER Registry

This webinar presents the first data from the BETTER Registry. BETTER is a large scale research project for people living with type 1 diabetes in Quebec. One of the missions of this project is to develop a registry to improve our understanding of the reality of people living with type 1 diabetes in Quebec.More than … Read more

Psychological Well-Being Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes Management

The psychological impact of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is increasingly more recognized. Unarguably, managing a chronic illness can affect one’s mental health, and conversely, maintaining good psychological health can help in the daily management of T1D. This illness affects all spheres of life and can also affect mood and self-esteem. People with T1D should discuss … Read more

Under Development: Insulin Stored at Room Temperature for One Year and a Mini Insulin Pump

The continuous flow of treatment and technological innovation in diabetes research is amazing. One of the latest breakthroughs that caught our attention these past few weeks, Thermalin’s new insulin prototype, could improve the daily lives of many people with type 1 diabetes.  This ultra-rapid insulin prototype called T-1123 doesn’t need to be stored in the … Read more