Mariana Gómez, VP of International Markets


Mariana is a Psychologist and Diabetes Educator. She is the creator of Dulcesitosparami, one of the first online spaces for people with type 1 diabetes in Mexico.  Mariana is currently the VP of International Markets at Beyond Type 1. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes more than 30 years ago and is the mother of a teenager.


Written by Mariana Gómez

hypoglycemia at 31,000 feet

Severe Hypoglycemia at 31,000 Feet

While traveling, Mariana survived both severe hypoglycemia and DKA despite the health care team that failed to care for her properly.MORE

Language Matters + The Diabetes Community

In this session, "Language Matters and the Diabetes Community," we learned about the impact of language and how we express ourselves in the way we accept, manage and live beyond type 1 diabe...MORE

News from DiabetesMine™ D-Data Exchange 2021

D-Data is the event, where attendees can discover, learn about, and try demos of new diabetes tech. Here is a recap of the sessions we attended at D-Data 2021.MORE

Diabetes Education in Latin America

Mariana Gómez discusses the current situation regarding diabetes education in Latin America and the importance of accessibility.MORE

Incorporating a Latinx Lens for Mental Health During COVID-19

To explore and learn more about disparities and the way our mental health is being addressed nowadays, I spoke with Rosalie Aguilar, project coordinator for the Salud America! program at University of...MORE

Nutritional Therapy for Adults with Diabetes or Prediabetes: ADA Consensus

Today we know that there is no single approach or nutritional treatment for people with diabetes (any type) or prediabetesMORE

Diabetes Care in Hospitals: An Update

The American Diabetes Association included in its guidelines and overall consensus of 2019, a review and update of intrahospital management of diabetesMORE

Day of the Dead, Mexican Traditions And Our Altar: A T1D Guide

Use this guide to help navigate the holiday. MORE

Button Error—What You Must Know about Flying with a MiniMed 600 Series

Suddenly, my insulin pump Minimed 640 G had an alert displayed: "Stuck Button"MORE
mental health interview

Emotional Health and Diabetes: A Necessary Conversation

When we sat down with Dr. Cynthia Muñoz, she shared essential tips and insights into improving your emotional health with diabetes.MORE