#KnowledgeDrop Expert Video Series


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During Diabetes Awareness Month 2019, Beyond Type 1 aired live conversations every week in November with diabetes experts covering key areas impacting everyone with type 1 diabetes. These Facebook Live chats provided an in-depth look at key topic areas in diabetes, including: mental health for people with type 1 diabetes, the future of diabetes care, diabetic ketoacidosis + ketone management and going beyond A1C with new ways of measuring management.

Throughout the month of November, #KnowledgeDrop featured live conversations with

Dr. William Polonsky, President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI) who spoke with Lauren Bongiorno about mental health for people with Type 1 Diabetes


Dr. Satish K. Garg, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Adult Clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado, who spoke with Neil Greathouse about DKA and ketone management


Dr. Aaron Neinstein, endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Director of Clinical Informatics at the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation, who spoke with Thor Jensen about the future of diabetes care


Dr. Kathleen (Kittie) Wyne, who specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and sat down with Rob Howe to discuss A1C and how else we can measure “success” in diabetes


Following the live conversations, Beyond Type 1 published the broadcasts along with exclusive, in-depth interviews with the most important learnings from each of the experts. The interviews are available here:

Addressing the Emotional Side of Diabetes with Dr. Bill Polonksy

"So I started walking around the waiting room and introducing myself to people, saying, 'Hey, could you tell me what's living with diabetes like for you?' And the most remarkable t...MORE

DKA On The Rise: Dr. Satish Garg Explains Why

"15-20% of Type 2 diabetes cases are misdiagnosed. These patients have antibody positive Type 1 diabetes. So clearly their Type 1 diabetes was totally mistreated and misdiagnosed. That's why...MORE

Everyone with Diabetes Should Have Access to CGM: Dr. Aaron Neinstein’s Take

Dr. Neinstein was one of four featured experts during Beyond Type 1’s #KnowledgeDrop Series, discussing the future of diabetes care, focusing specifically on technology, data, and emerging therapie...MORE


WRITTEN BY BT1 Editorial Team, POSTED 10/31/19, UPDATED 08/04/23

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team.