REPEAT -- Montreal Canadiens star and JDRF National Spokesperson Max Domi joins Montreal-area kids living with type 1 diabetes May 28 for a frank discussion on the disease

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MONTRÉAL, May 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh on the heels of Montreal Canadiens forward and JDRF National Spokesperson Max Domi’s announcement to join thousands of fellow participants at the in Montreal at the Centre de la nature de Laval on Sunday, June 9, JDRF today announced that on Domi will also take part in a truly unprecedented and open conversation with 13 Canadian children affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Hosted by Stephane Lagrange – Walk Co-Chair and father of a son with T1D – from the Windsor Ballrooms in Montreal, the event also features a unique opportunity for media to discuss Max’s continued commitment to empowering youth in the community.

Diagnosed at age 12, Domi is a role model to youth living with type 1 diabetes. Domi’s goal is to highlight the importance of accelerating research and advocating for better access to the best technology to manage the disease.

Taking place in 60 communities across Canada, the aims to raise $5 million in 2019 to accelerate the pace of type 1 diabetes research.

We also partner with sports properties in key markets to further our commitment to healthy and active living. Our Employees and advisors take great pride in volunteering over 18,000 hours each year and contribute to making life brighter for individuals and families across Canada.

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Globe Newswire: 15:33 GMT Monday 27th May 2019

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