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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 Resources, Online Transition Guide

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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Type 1 Diabetes Children’s Books

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Type 1 Diabetes Children’s Book

NOTHING CAN STOP ME

Support our Nothing Can Stop Me! campaign with the purchase of our Type 1 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 through our DHF Athletic Scholarship Fund.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Matt is a boy diagnosed with Type 1 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.

Purchase the book for only $19.99, including free shipping within Canada. For more information, email info@diabeteshopefoundation.com.

Meet Our Collaborators

DHF ALUMNI

BOBBY PASTERNAK, Author

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 MERCER, Illustrator

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 MUNRO, Editor

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.

MEET OUR AUTHORS:<br />
BOBBY PASTERNAK<br />
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.</p>
<p>ERIN MERCER<br />
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!</p>
<p>TYLER MUNRO<br />
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.