Type 1 Youth Resources
Nothing Can Stop Me!
Support our Nothing Can Stop Me! campaign with the purchase of our diabetes children’s book. Funds raised from our book will be used to support young athletes living with diabetes to encourage them to pursue their goals and achieve their dreams.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Matt is a boy diagnosed with diabetes just days before a championship hockey game. During his stay at the hospital, he learns how to live with the disease, but will the doctor let him go in time for the big game? And will he ever be able to play hockey again? Purchase a copy today to find out more….
Published by Diabetes Hope Foundation, this personal account of Matt Scott’s journey is proof to boys and girls everywhere that diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from following your dreams. With help from family, friends, and a committed healthcare team, there is hope. You can do anything you set your mind to and, by learning to live with the disease, become a stronger, more resilient person.
HOW DO I BUY THE BOOK?
Nothing Can Stop Me! is available to order online through our website for $19.99. This includes free shipping within Canada. All proceeds from the book will support our DHF Athletic Scholarship Fund for secondary students living with diabetes. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET OUR AUTHORS:
Bobby is 35 years old, and lives in downtown Toronto with his wife, baby daughter Harper, and two St. Bernard Poodles. He works as a real estate agent and has maintained his love for hockey by playing recreationally. Even though he did not become a NHL hockey player, he never once thought that having diabetes would hold him back from anything. Bobby is extremely grateful for his family, friends, and support group.
Erin is a freelance artist and illustrator living in Toronto. She studied Drawing and Painting at OCADU, as well as Concept Art for Animation & Video Games at Max the Mutt. She has worked for video game studios, illustrated children’s books and produces greeting cards for ArtsMarket in Toronto. Erin has lived with MODY (Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young) diabetes since she was 12 and received the Diabetes Hope Scholarship in 2004 which helped kick start her career in the arts!
Tyler has nearly a decade of experience working in editorial and content marketing at industry-leading organizations, including the Nasdaq and Recycle Coach. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for his short fiction and is currently writing his first full-length novel. He is a long-suffering Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Tyler received a Diabetes Hope Scholarship in 2006, which enabled him to attend McGilll University to study fine arts.