Recap: SoCal Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez  |  Images by Blair Ryan If you were going to be stuck on an island for three days, what would be the one thing you would want to have with you? If you said “30 other awesome people with Type 1 diabetes”, then you just described...
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Recap: Summer Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez | Images by Erica Bota What a weekend!  Over 50 adults of all ages from the Type 1 community participated in the first-ever Summer Slipstream on the weekend of September 16-18.  Hosted at Camp Can-Aqua in Cardiff, Ontario, we enjoyed a gorgeous lake view and the rustic perks…

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Hank and the Road to Ironman Wisconsin

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CIM’s very own Team Member, Hank Devos is competing in the Wisconsin Ironman this weekend, alongside a bunch of other T1Ds with Riding On Insulin’s Endurance Team! We caught up with him to learn a little bit more about the race, what his training has looked like, and how he’s feeling…

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#T1DCanoer and Muskoka River X

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Long time CIMer and member of the Type 1 community, Pat Lynch is taking on a mega-challenge this summer. Muskoka River X. Not only is he taking on this epic physical (and mental!) challenge (we’ll let him tell you more about it, below!) but he’s also fundraising money for Connected in…

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Taking the Leap to CGM

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When we heard CIM Board Member, Joanna Nicholson, was thinking of trying out a CGM, we asked if she’d be willing to share her first experiences with us to help give some insight into what it might be like to take the leap to Continuous Glucose Monitoring. Check out what…

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Running with Type 1: The LA Marathon

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Words by Reny Partain | Photos by Hank Devos and Virtue Bajurny We were meeting with our local JDRF Young Leadership Committee, trying to brainstorm ways to raise money for research dedicated to finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes when a good friend jokingly said, “Let’s run the LA Marathon!”....
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Gros Morne Adventure Challenge – The Team

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Jocelyn Rodrigue Becky Marval Vlad Velici Christine Croteau Chantal Rodrigue Ian Bulmer Tammy Hand Lucy McGroarty Amy Burrows Peter Vooys Hank Devos Jen Hanson Follow us on our Trek!Trek will begin on Sunday August 7. $(function() { $('#widget').spotLiveWidget({ feedId: '0ueLsySznxzGTO6NZDqdxTQ9RhthdZ8IC', mapType: 'HYBRID', width: 900, height: 500 }); }); .tmm_jshover_gros-morne-adventure-challenge-team_0 {background:...
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Donate to Win!

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  There’s no better way to cheer on your Toronto Raptors AND support a great cause at the same time! Thanks to the generous support of Seb Krisiuk and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, you have the chance to WIN an autographed Toronto Raptors jersey, signed by Jonas Valanciunas. Each donation of $25 enters…

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2015 | A Year In Review

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2015 was a year of firsts for the Connected in Motion - giving Winter Slipstream at Camp Kandalore a try,  heading to Squamish, BC to the Cheakamus Centre for Western Slipstream, and expanding to the US, exploring Camp Emerald Bay on Catalina Island for SoCal Slipstream. We also had the chance to revisit some of our...
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Recap | Western Slipstream 2015

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Words by Julie De Vos  |  Photos by Jen Hanson Something almost magical happens whenever Connected In Motion heads West. I wish that I knew the exact ingredients that make our Western Slipstream event feel this way. Is it the fact that CIM is still so new and in those early…

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Recap | SoCal Slipstream 2015

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Words by Jen Hanson  |  Photos by the entire community! (Thanks to Blair Ryan, Andres Arriaga, Josiah Hammer, Vanessa Wong, Greg Florian, and Jenny Palu for their contributions of photos!) Something special happened off the coast of Southern California in late October. After 7 years of breathing fresh air into Type…

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