The Alberta Diabetes Foundation funds innovative research for the prevention and treatment of all forms of diabetes.
When our twelve-year-old son Connor hit his head while playing football, we thought he had a concussion. He was sluggish. He had headaches. But he was also getting up during the night to go to the bathroom.
To celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the first islet cell transplant performed by Dr. Ray Rajotte and his team, the Alberta Diabetes Foundation announced an Anniversary Fund to commemorate the foundation’s initial investment in clinical trials for islet transplantation.
Your donation will help us fund life changing research that improves lives.
Waiward Steel takes pride in supporting medical research and healthcare initiatives which address the well-being of children, seniors, and those in need.
The owners and partners, Ted Degner and Don Oborowsky, have been involved with numerous community initiatives, but their primary cause is the Alberta Diabetes Foundation, which they have spearheaded since its initiation.
Save the date for the Third Annual Hummingbird Gala on September 25th, 2015.
Taking place in Edmonton’s scenic River Valley and U of A Campus this ‘spooktacular’ event features a 3 & 5 KM family fun run/walk and a 10KM chipped/ timed run, along with an Expo and Kid’s Fun Zone indoors at the Butterdome. With prizes for money raised and best individual and team costumes, it’s a Howl of a good time for family, friends and colleagues!
The Halloween Howl run originated in our Calgary office and has been such a successful venture that the Edmonton run has taken the same plans and made it a signature event as well. This 3Km and 5Km fun run is great for the whole family.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated every year on November 14. The World Diabetes Day campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and its member associations.