Scroll
To Top
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

*Important

The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.


Canadian Diabetes Association


Address

1400-522 University Avenue
Ontario, M5G 2R5 Canada

Phone

4163633373

Fax

4162141899

800 Number

8002268464

Email Address

info@diabetes.ca

Description

The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) is a voluntary organization that was founded in 1949 to serve the needs of people with diabetes. The organization currently consists of approximately 170 branches across Canada. There are different forms of diabetes, including diabetes mellitus, which is characterized by impaired fat, protein, and carbohydrate metabolism due to deficient secretion of insulin, and diabetes insipidus, a condition in which deficient production or secretion of antidiuretic hormone results in excessive thirst (polydipsia) and excessive excretion of urine (polyuria). The Canadian Diabetes Association is committed to promoting and supporting diabetes research, education, and advocacy. The CDA has several sections, councils, and committees that work to fulfill its mission, goals, and objectives. These include the clinical and scientific section, such as health care services, employment, and health insurance coverage; and a national research council that oversees the CDA's research programs and distributes funds in the forms of grants and awards to researchers.

Please Note

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and the credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions is strictly prohibited.

NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.