Innovations in Type 1 Diabetes

Innovations in Type 1 Diabetes

What We Do

Building a network of researchers and clinicians working in T1D to create a collaborative research consortium to design patient-oriented research projects and leverage new funding opportunities

Get Involved

You will participate in discussions approximately once a month pertaining to research projects and strategic goals of the Network. You can also get involved in a research team! Researchers need your feedback to make sure research projects are relevant for people living with diabetes.

Our Team

Bruce Perkins


Kate Farnsworth

Peter Senior

BMedSci (Hons), MBBS (Hons), Ph.D., FRCP, FRCP(E)

Tracy McQuire


Related Articles

Connect1d Canada Has Launched!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of Connect1d Canada, a patient-driven digital platform that allows those with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to easily learn about innovative treatments from across Canada, while contributing to research in the areas that matter most to them. Connect1d also allows researchers to easily engage people living with T1D from across […]

Connect1d Canada partners with the T1D Exchange

Connect1d Canada, a digital platform that allows those with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to easily learn about and participate in innovative research programs from across Canada, is pleased to announce their partnership with the U.S.-based T1D Exchange, a non-profit organization that drives meaningful research and innovation in the treatment of type 1 diabetes. The T1D […]

Find Out How Connect1d Canada Can Help Your Research Program

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Do you conduct type 1 diabetes (T1D) research studies? Diabetes Action Canada is thrilled to announce the launch of Connect1d! Join us on either Thursday March 4th at 10am ET or Tuesday March 9th at 7pm ET for a webinar that to learn more about Connect1d and how it can help improve the recruitment process. Connect1d was developed in partnership with people […]

Related Podcasts

Closed Loop Technolgies and the DIY Community

Episode three features an interview with Patient Partner Kate Farnsworth and Dr. Bruce Perkins about closed loop technologies and the DIY looping community.

Diabetes and Technology

Episode five features Jen Hanson, Executive Director at Connected in Motion, and Dr. Shivani Goyal, Associate Director of Product at eHealth Innovation, discussing the ways technology is changing diabetes and how Diabetes Action Canada is ensuring patient voices are at the table.

Researching ways to manage hypoglycemia

In episode six, Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau and Nathalie Kinnard discuss the BETTER registry and the research they are doing in Quebec to help people with T1D manage or prevent hypoglycemia.

Related Webinars

Connect1d – Narrated Video for Participants

This video was created to demonstrate the functionality of the Connect1d platform for those interested in joining.

Connect1d – Narrated Video for Researchers

This video was created to demonstrate Connect1d for researchers using the platform to upload studies and recruit participants.

Connect1d – Sneak Peek

This webinar has a walkthrough of the Connect1d platform and an update on how our Patient Partners and community members helped to create this valuable resource.

Diabetic Foot Care and Prevention of Lower Limb Amputations

Diabetic Foot Care and Prevention of Lower Limb Amputations

Preventing lower limb amputation through a community-based chiropody-led approach to treating and preventing foot ulcers.
Indigenous Peoples Health

Indigenous Peoples Health

Building programs and capacity in the respectful engagement of Indigenous people in patient-oriented research.

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