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DIABETES HOPE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

This program highlights the personal triumphs of young adults who face the many responsibilities associated with diabetes management significantly enriching their lives through community and extra-curricular activities and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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HOPE CONNECTS PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM

Recognizing the impact T1D has on students’ mental health and well-being, DHF created the Hope Connects Program to support students as they balance their T1D during their transition to post-secondary school.

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PEP Talks Program, Diabetes Caregiver Program, Caregiver Program

CAREGIVER PROGRAM

PEP TALKS: Parents Empowering Parents workshops give parents and caregivers of adolescents with T1D the opportunity to find a community of voices to collaborate with as they prepare for their child’s transition to post-secondary education and from pediatric to adult diabetes care.

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TRANSITION GUIDE

DHF’s Transition Guide features a searchable database for students with T1D to find their closest on and off campus diabetes supports, accommodations and more. Make more informed choices about where to go next year based on the resources available at college and university campuses across the country.LEARN MOREACCESS THE GUIDE

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TRANSITION WEBINARS

The specialized resources compiled from our webinar series focus on mental health, transition, exercise, nutrition and more. With such a broad range of resources available, they are an invaluable tool for anyone seeking to improve their overall health and wellness through transition and beyond.
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RESOURCE HUB

Diabetes Hope Foundation has compiled a variety of important and helpful tools and resources for youth, their families and caregivers, and diabetes educators to support a healthy and successful transition to post-secondary. Our Hub contains many links and downloadable resources – all free to use!

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Our Board

Board of Directors

WHAT WE DO

The Board of Directors for the Diabetes Hope Foundation plays a crucial role in guiding our mission to empower and support youth living with type 1 diabetes. Comprising a diverse group of professionals with expertise in healthcare, finance, advocacy, and community engagement, the board is committed to overseeing the foundation’s strategic direction, financial health, and programmatic initiatives. Through their leadership and commitment, the Board of Directors plays a pivotal role in advancing the foundation’s mission to empower youth with T1D and their supporters by providing financial, social, emotional, and informational support to transition to a healthier tomorrow.

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Meet Our Board Members

Executive

Board of Directors

Peter Atkins

Chair
District Chief,
Toronto Fire Services

Board of Directors

Kimberley Hanson

Vice Chair
CEO,
HealthPartners Canada

Board of Directors

Saul Sigulim

Treasurer
Retired

Board of Directors

Joan Canavan

Secretary
Health Care Consultant

Board of Directors

Peter Atkins

Chair
District Chief,
Toronto Fire Services

Board of Directors

Kimberley Hanson

Vice Chair
CEO,
HealthPartners Canada

Board of Directors

Saul Sigulim

Treasurer

Board of Directors

Joan Canavan

Secretary
Health Care Consultant

Directors

Board of Directors

Bob Edwards

Director of Retail and Food Services, Humber River Hospital

Board of Directors

Jeremy Freedman

President,
Chiefsrule Consulting Corporation

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MaryAnn Nasrallah

VP of Business Development
M3 Mortgage Group

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Matt Pacchione

DHF Alumni
Teacher, RDSB

Board of Directors

Joe Pasternak

President,
Fluid Hose & Coupling Inc.

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Dr. Angelo Simone

Paediatric Endocrinologist,
Trillium Health Partners

Board of Directors

Ted J. Supelov

Owner,
Teamwork Management

Board of Directors

Dr. Julio Szmuilowicz

Psychiatrist