Did you know that diabetes affects over two million Canadians, and costs the economy more than $13 billion dollars per year in medical costs and lost productivity?
Did you know that Type 1 Diabetes is the most severe form of diabetes, and is a lifelong condition with no cure?
Did you know that diabetes and its complications are the leading cause of death among North Americans?
Did you know that Canada has the third highest incidence of Type 1 Diabetes, in children fourteen years or younger in the world?
Did you know that diabetes occurence rate is rising by 3-5% each year, with the greatest rise occuring in 5-9 years old?