Jordan Dakin

9/17/17
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ASSOCIATE EDITOR + SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER

Jordan recently graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles after earning her BA in English and Film Studies. She is a passionate storyteller, traveler, and lover of people and hopes to use her experience working in tech and as a writer to advocate for the BT1 community. In her spare time, she also enjoys hiking, karaoke, and cooking for friends. Check her out on Instagram: @jordanemilydakin.

News by Jordan


New Bipartisan ‘Emergency Access’ Bill Introduced to Lower Insulin Costs


Democratic Senator Tina Smith announced Thursday the rollout of a bipartisan bill to bring down insulin prices. The legislation features the set-up of an emergency insulin assistance program, which would be funded in part by a fee imposed on insulin manufacturers. READ MORE

Woman’s Insulin Confiscated By Airport Security


A woman boarding a flight in the UK had her insulin taken from her by airport security and subsequently boarded her flight without it.READ MORE

UCSF Team First to Grow Insulin-Producing Cells from Human Stem Cells


Researchers at UCSF have created insulin-producing cells from human stem cells, an incredible breakthrough and benchmark on the road to curing Type 1 diabetes. This is the first time scientists have been able to achieve this feat of regenerative medicine.READ MORE

Research Team Delays Onset of Type 1 Diabetes in Mice


Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo and his team of experimenters at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School have determined that certain B cells may have the capacity to delay the onset of T1D.READ MORE

Crystal Bowersox and Brett Ryan Stewart release new single “The Stuff” to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes


The two talented musicians operate out of Nashville and have both lived with Type 1 diabetes for most of their lives.READ MORE

Interviews by Jordan

Olympic Hopeful Kate Hall on Shattering Records + Stigmas


Kate Hall talks her impressive resume and her future hopes as a pro track athlete with Type 1 diabetes.READ MORE

Diabetes Scholar Michael Brolly Talks to Beyond Type 1


Michael Brolly catches up with Beyond Type 1 about the transition to college life with diabetes.READ MORE

How One Camp Inspired Me to Take on the Ironman


Paul Klockars talked to Beyond Type 1 about his experiences at Diabetes Training Camp.READ MORE

Diabetes Scholar Saloni Sharma Talks to Beyond Type 1


To anyone who is applying for the scholarship, make sure you show every facet of yourself. Diabetes is just one part of you, it doesn't define you. READ MORE