Jordan Dakin, Associate Editor + Special Projects Manager

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ASSOCIATE EDITOR + SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER

Jordan earned her BA in English and Film Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. 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


FDA Approves First Ready-to-Use Liquid Stable Glucagon Gvoke


On September 10 the FDA approved the Gvoke HypoPen and Gvoke PFS, emergency glucagon rescue devices for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia.READ MORE

JDRF Launches Center of Excellence to Accelerate Cure for Type 1 Diabetes


On September 4, JDRF announced the launch of its Northern California Center of Excellence, dedicated to focused efforts on research and breakthroughs to cure Type 1 diabetes.READ MORE

People With Diabetes Forgoing Basic Needs in Order to Survive According to New Studies


According to two studies presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators 2019 Annual Conference, people with diabetes are forgoing basic needs in the face of rising healthcare costs and taking to underground exchanges of necessary supplies.READ MORE

Nasal Glucagon Baqsimi Approved by the FDA


On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved Eli Lilly and Company's Baqsimi, a non-injectable, nasal glucagon and the first of its kind. READ MORE

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

A Unique Opportunity: Looking In-Depth at the Marathon Study


Beyond Type 1 spoke to Allyson Hughes, PhD, who is the lead researcher for the marathon study on the T1D Exchange team.READ MORE

Meet Nate Checketts — Beyond Type 1 Chairman of the Board


Nate Checketts serves Beyond Type 1 as Chairman of the Board, bringing his entrepreneurial spirit and excitement to work within the diabetes community.READ MORE

Father Riding Across Country for T1D Cure After Son’s Death


Rex Covington is riding across the United States on a motorcycle to raise awareness and fundraise for Type 1 diabetes, having lost his son to the condition.READ MORE

Unforeseen Complications: Diagnosed With T1D in the Army


Claire Paterson talks marathon training and her life as a pediatrician in the army - something that has been called into question by her recent T1D diagnosis.READ MORE

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