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‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Actress Opens Up about Living with T1D for Diabetes Awareness Month


Young Disney star, Jennifer Stone, has shared her story about living with T1D in honor of November being Diabetes Awareness month, for the first time. Find out what inspired her to share and how she plans to advocate for finding a cure when you read on.

College Student Living with T1D Recaps her Experience


2spendless.com covers Sarah Portewig's story of success living with T1D while enrolled in college. Despite the frustrations of the lack of awareness, Portewig has found fulfillment in her everyday life. Be inspired by her story when you read on.

College Student Talks Living with T1D with HelloGiggles.com


Sarah Portweig, described by HelloGiggles.com as a "fireball from the moment you meet her" and current sophomore at the Rutgers University-New Brunswick, reflects on how living with T1D has affected her college experience. Get Portweig's perspective on T1D, from explaining the condition to others to finding good fortune despite living with it.

‘Diabetics Doing Things’ Talks Beyond Type 1


How is Beyond Type 1 changing the voice of the T1D community? Rob Howe explores the organization and its efforts in his podcast, "Diabetics Doing Things." Listen here.

Jennifer Stone Says Selena Gomez Inspired Her to Share Her T1D Story


"Wizards of Waverly Place" co-stars, Jennifer Stone and Selena Gomez, shared a special bond on and off the set. According to T1D advocate and actress, Jennifer Stone, Selena Gomez helped her feel confident in sharing her T1D story for the first time. Find out exactly how Gomez inspired her to share with Beyond Type 1 when you read on.

Beyond Type 1 Celebrates Banting’s Birthday Digitally


Beyond Type 1 celebrated Sir Frederick Banting's 126th birthday with a digital birthday party and documentary screening in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 14th. This date is known in the diabetes community as World Diabetes Day. Get all of the celebration details when you read on.

Jerry the Teddy Bear Helps Children with T1D Manage


Dealing with disease at any age can be difficult, but perhaps especially for children. Chelsea, a young person with T1D, explains how Jerry the teddy bear acts as her "friend with T1D." Jerry the teddy bear is a teaching joy for children with T1D - watch the fans and creators explain his full purpose.

Beyond Type 1 Encourages Digital Positivity


Susan Baumgartener breaks down positive, constructive brand messaging on her blog, VerboStratis, which encourages optimism among various ages. "Constructive lives don’t have space for destructive ideas and ways," she says. Get Baumgartener's full break down on the importance of our words when you read on.

Dr. Natalie Strand Provides Top Tips for Managing Diabetes


Dr. Natalie Strand, winner of "The Amazing Race" season 17, manages diabetes herself, so she knows firsthand what optimal care looks like with patients. Her top seven tips will help keep you balanced as you work towards maintaing a fulfilled live managing diabetes.

Actress Jennifer Stone Opens Up About T1D for the First Time


Jennifer Stone, best known for her role as Harper on the Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place," is opening up about living with T1D for the first time. She joins six other celebrities to share encouragement and personal philosophy about living happily with the condition.

NYC-Marathoner, Mary Lucas, Talks T1D + Running


Mary Lucas, daughter of Beyond Type 1's Co-founder, Sarah Lucas, explains how T1D has changed her life and inspired her to push past the condition's daily struggles to achieve her big goals. Learn about her diagnosis experience and how far she's come with disease management since then.

Abbey Brau Swims Strong with T1D, Defies Obstacle


Aside from her job as a Secnior Account Manager at Periscope, Abbey Brau defines herself as an open-water swimmer. What's even more impressive is that she gets everything done while managing T1D. Find out how she embraces life's challenges to live fully with the chronic disease.

NZ Diabetes Action Month Brings Awareness for Diabetes Types


"Know the Difference" is the theme of Diabetes Action Month in New Zealnad this November. Raising awareness about the different types of diabetes, what symptoms to look for, and what people should do if they see symptoms of the disease in themselves or others make up this month's goal structure. Find out how NZ T1D advocates are taking further action.

CDE with T1D Breaks Down Her Work in Podcast


Certified Diabetes Educators with T1D are hard to come by. Melissa Gaynor, @mybrokpancreas on Instagram, is a T1D unicorn. Gaynor has T1D herself, and strives to help people through her work as a  CDE. Listen to this Diabetics Doing Things podcast about her work.

The Impacts of Diabetes on the Hispanic Community


The AADE reports the significant impact that diabetes has on the Hispanic population across the U.S.A. Diabetes educators are being highly encouraged to approach the diverse population of the diabetes community in a proactive way. Read the full report on care and progress.

Maggie Ericson Reflects on Halloween T1D Diagnosis Years Later


As a 20-year-old, Maggie Ericson can't remember much about her diagnosis when she was six now, just that she couldn't trick or treat. Her parents weigh in on the symptoms they noticed and how Maggie copes now. Her ambitions to live beyond type 1 in her education, fitness and daily life will inspire you.

“Diabetes Box” Proves Essential for Good Care


A Florida mom explains how preparing a "diabetes box" for her child's teachers has helped her daughter tremendously with her care. Learn how to prepare your own box to help aid your child and make school life more comfortable.

Celebrities Get Vocal About Chronic Illness


Nick Jonas, Beyond Type 1 Co-founder and star, describes being diagnosed with T1D as "one of the most frightening moments of my life." More stars share their own experiences with chronic illness including Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and more.

Beyond Type 1 Announces Exciting New Partnership with Aidbox


Beyond Type 1's partnership with Aidbox aims to increase awareness and funds by creating a symbiotic relationship between businesses and non-profits. Learn more about what this partnership means for the T1D community and how you can support their joint efforts.

Abigail Spencer, Bike Beyond Team Member, Shares Her Big Goals


Abigail Spencer expresses her aspirations to affect positive change through a career in politics while managing T1D. Spencer talks overcoming the "insanity" of an exhausting diagnosis to live her best, most positive life with the condition. She reflects on her recent greatest personal achievement of completing Bike Beyond's 10-week cross country ride.

Bike Beyond Team Member, Siddarth Sharma, Tells How T1D Changed His Life


Siddarth Sharma's cruel introduction with T1D will resonate with anyone with the condition who has undergone trauma because of it. His inspiring story of overcoming the obstacles associated with T1D will inspire you to embrace new challenges and believe in yourself despite shortcomings.

Team Bike Beyond Finishes Proud in CA


Team Bike Beyond truly proves that people with T1D can do anything they set their minds to, completing a 10-week cross country cycling trip in August 2017. Nick Jonas, Co-founder of Beyond Type 1 and star, reflects on the group's inspiration and achievements as they conclude their time together.

Robin Arzon Conquers T1D, Runs Marathons


Running 100-mile races is challenging in itself. Imagine doing it while managing an incurable auto-immune disease. This is exactly what Beyond Type 1 leadership council woman, Robin Arzon, does. She explains how she pushes past T1D to live her best life and achieve her marathon goals to Shape.com.

Nick Jonas Shares Team Bike Beyond’s Achievements on Instagram


Finishing their 10-week cross country ride this August in San Francisco, CA, Nick Jonas took to celebrating with Team Bike Beyond. The star, who also lives with T1D and is a co-founder of Beyond Type 1, was proud to see and share their accomplishments with an inspiring message on social media.

Nick Jonas Celebrates Team Bike Beyond’s Achievements in CA


Nick Jonas kicked off harvest season in Napa Valley, CA, celebrating Team Bike Beyond's incredible fundraising achievements this summer. Partygoers were treated to music, wine, delectables, and an auction to further support Team Bike Beyond's cause.

Team Bike Beyond Lifts a Glass to Their Journey


Team Bike Beyond celebrated in Rutherford, CA at a vineyard and winery after completing their summer-long journey traveling across the U.S. to raise awareness for T1D. Members reflect on their journey at the pop-up party.

Team Bike Beyond Finishes Strong


Team Bike Beyond completed their 10-week cycling tour earlier this August, achieving other huge milestones along the way. Beyond Type 1 Co-founder, Nick Jonas, shares his joy and appreciation for the team's efforts. Get all the details on the team's once in a lifetime journey.

College Student Survives DKA, Talks Making the Most of T1D


Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious, life-threatening complication of living with T1D. College student Tristan Edgar talks recognizing his scary symptoms while at summer camp, and making it through this difficult period with the help of his loved ones.

Team Bike Beyond Nears San Francisco


Team Bike Beyond will stop through Fallon, NV this July 2017 before they make their final stop in San Francisco on their 4,248-mile journey. Find out where else they will be stopping in the state along the way.

Team Bike Beyond Explains What Being a Diabad*ss Truly Is


Team Bike Beyond proves the only limits people living with Type 1 diabetes have are those they set for themselves over a potluck dinner in Moab, UT. Get the latest from their inspiring journey with anecdotes from three of the team's own members.

Team Bike Beyond Gathers at Grand Junction Hospital


Team Bike Beyond made their way through CO this July 2017, stopping at an ice cream social at Community Hospital in Grand Junction to raise awareness for their cause. The team built connections with staff and patients there, further showing people living with T1D are beyond limitations.

Team Bike Beyond Makes a Big Splash in Junction, CO


Diabetes Counts, a local CO non-profit, supports Team Bike Beyond as they travel through the state on their way to their final destination this summer in CA. Learn more about the organization's contributions to team Bike Beyond's mission.

Sarah Lucas Provides T1D Tips for a Great Summer 2017


Beyond Type 1 CEO and co-founder, Sarah Lucas, gives her best tips on having an enjoyable summer while living with T1D. Get all of her tips on beating the heat, staying hydrated, and maintaining good blood sugar levels.

Bike Beyond Team Member Reflects on His T1D Journey


Walter Drennan, Bike Beyond team member, expresses his thoughts on dealing with T1D, joining cycling races for the first time, and becoming more involved with the T1D community. Read more about his inspiring road to accepting T1D.

Team Bike Beyond Invites Colorado Residents to T1D Picnic


Team Bike Beyond will make an exciting stop in Denver, CO on Sunday, July 16 to join residents for an evening full of great music, entertainment, yoga, and food as they raise awareness for their cause. Find out how you can buy tickets to meet the team there.

Team Bike Beyond to Make Stop in Green River


The 20 cyclists who are a part of Team Bike Beyond will make a stop in Green River, Utah on their exciting journey from New York, to San Francisco this summer. ETV News gives insight about how the team came together, navigating across the country and making exciting pit stops along the way to advocate and spread awareness about T1D.

Bike Beyond Presents T1D Challenges, Team Overcomes


Abby Brau, Minneapolis resident, and Bike Beyond team member, reflects on her T1D management techniques during their journey from New York, to San Francisco. She expands upon the unexpected T1D challenges and overcoming them with team members.

Team Bike Beyond Impacts Topeka’s T1D Community


Jane Hansen, Topeka resident, and person with T1D, has volunteered to provide shelter and support to Team Bike Beyond as they stop through her community this July. She explains her own T1D journey, comparing each T1D experience uniquely to a "snowflake."

Team Bike Beyond Anticipates San Francisco Wrap Party This August


Cision PR Newswire tells you everything you need to know about Bike Beyond's incredible journey from New York, to San Francisco this summer. Get all the details about Beyond Type 1's original mission, Bike Beyond's pop-up parties, and more.

New Zealand Radio Station Raises Awareness for T1D


Mark Sainsbury sits down to talk with Jill Brinsdon about advocating and raising awareness for T1D. Both adults have children with T1D. Listen to the podcast that gives a special shoutout to Beyond Type 1's own Sarah Lucas.

Nashville Welcomes Team Bike Beyond With Music


Team Bike Beyond makes a special stop on their 4,000-mile ride from New York, to California in Nashville, TN to help raise money for those struggling with T1D. The pop-up benefit concert featured artists living with T1D. Watch the video to hear the Music City concert.

CT Native Joins Team Bike Beyond


20 Bike Beyond team members, including Connecticut's own Perri Silverhart, journey from New York to California to raise money for T1D. They will stop along the way to help educate and advocate for T1D.

Team Bike Beyond Breaks T1D Stereotypes in Cleveland


Team Bike Beyond continues their cross country bicycling journey, stopping through Cleveland before August 2017. They anticipate their arrival in San Francisco before the end of the summer and prove people with T1D can do anything they set their minds to.

Diabetes Dad Talks Team Bike Beyond’s Heroic Journey


Most superheroes you see in comic books wear capes, but, in the type 1 diabetes community, a group of heroes on wheels are recognized and celebrated for their efforts. Learn more about their incredible impact.

Dad Gives Important Advice to Daughter, Bike Beyond Team Member


Cassidy Robinson, Bike Beyond team member, shares her dad's advice for their cycling trip across the U.S.A. She emphasizes the importance of training and enjoying every moment with the team.

Team Bike Beyond Makes Big Impact in Ohio


Team Bike Beyond brings their mission to Ohio, inspiring community members to look beyond fundraising goals. They encourage advocacy and community support for Type 1 diabetes, motivating locals to live their best lives.

Mount Vernon News Talks With Team Bike Beyond


Bike Beyond team members face various weather conditions to stick to their goal of fundraising another $100,000 by the time they reach San Francisco. They recount their experiences making it through the first few states together, revealing their secret system to staying healthy and delegating responsibilities.

Team Bike Beyond’s Exciting Journey Continues


Bike Beyond's 20 team members, hailing from different countries and backgrounds, share a common goal as they continue their exciting journey across the U.S.A. to raise money for Beyond Type 1. Biz Journals recaps the inspiration behind how it all came together.

Diabetes Hands Foundation Prepares to Transition Into Beyond Type 1


The Diabetes Hand Foundation, which includes TuDiabetes.org and EsTuDiabetes.org, will hand over its forums this June to Beyond Type 1. Beyond Type 1's COO, Thom Sher, talks about how Beyond Type 1 intends to uphold the original commitments and lasting connections of the foundation. Get all the details about the transition and what it means for the T1D community.

Bike Beyond Team Member Overcomes T1D Challenges


Bike Beyond team member, Silvi Pold, has embraced the challenges of T1D and excelled as a passionate member of team Bike Beyond. She recounts her fundraising goals, hope for a cure, and passion for life, despite T1D. Get her full story.

Beyond Type 1 to Absorb Three Diabetes Organizations


The Diabetes Hand Foundation, which includes TuDiabetes.org and EsTuDiabetes.org, will be taken over by Beyond Type 1. Their original purposes and core programs will be upheld by the organization. Get all the details about this transition and what it means for the T1D community.

Vineyard and Winery Will Host Event for Beyond Type 1


The Bike Beyond Team will make an exciting stop at Honig Vineyard and Winery in Rutherford, CA this August to raise money and awareness for Type 1 diabetes. The Napa Valley community will come together to help advocate and support the team, among those managing the condition locally. Get all the details about the event.

Nick Jonas Conquers Type 1 Diabetes, Reflects on His Impressive Career


Beyond Type 1 Co-Founder and entertainment phenomenon, Nick Jonas, offers advice to the Type 1 community on overcoming the disease's limitations and following your dreams. Jonas emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping a good support team. He encourages people with T1D to do anything they set their minds to and not be weighed down by the condition.

NJ Dad of Sons With T1D Offers Support to Team Bike Beyond


Sid Bakst, the father of two sons with T1D, brings his neighborhood together to support Team Bike Beyond. Bakst reflects on the importance of making sure every rider was cared for during their first stop in Livingston, NJ on their 4,296-mile journey from New York to San Francisco this summer.

Team Bike Beyond Brings the T1D Community Together, Asks You to Participate


Allison Caggia, Editorial Director at Diabetes Daily, talks Team Bike Beyond's journey and how you can help their fundraising efforts. She recaps her motivational experiences meeting Type 1 diabetes heavy-weights Elliot Gatt, Good Glucose Co-Founder, Sarah Lucas, CEO and Co-Founder of Beyond Type 1, and Victor Garber, actor and person with T1D. Find out how you can participate in Team Bike Beyond's inspirational mission.

Beyond Type 1 Ambassador Talks SOULCYCLE and Overcoming CGM Discomfort


Amanda Oberski, person with T1D, recaps her experience falling in love with SOULCYCLE and joining Team Bike Beyond after overcoming a stressful surgery. The Beyond Type 1 ambassador inspires, showing what living with Type 1 diabetes is really all about.

Entertainment Tonight Spots Nick Jonas Out in L.A.


Nick Jonas was seen in L.A. at a Beyond Type 1 cocktail party before heading to New York to announce an exciting new collaboration. The singer and Beyond Type 1 Co-Founder gave a touching speech, sharing details about his personal Type 1 diabetes management experiences at the event to show support for those who are also struggling.

OK! Mag Spots Nick Jonas, Ashley Tisdale and Christopher French


Celebrating Beyond Type 1, Nick Jonas is spotted with Ashley Tisdale and Christopher French at the West Hollywood cocktail party at The Avenue. The three celebrities were joined by other friends and fans, all in the aim to support those suffering from Type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Wellness Mag Announces Beyond Type 1 Partnerships


Chief Executive Steve Crew from Diabetes New Zealand is teaming up with Council Member Jill Brinsdon to help roll out Beyond Type 1's DKA Awareness Campaign. The partnership will also include revamping diagnosis kits in New Zealand to additionally include the tech tool Jerry the Bear.

SoulCycle Inspires Bike Beyond Rider to Be Her Best


Acceptance doesn't come easy - especially when life gives you lemons like a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. After corrective knee surgery, Amanda Oberski was looking for a place to rebuild her physical strength and learn to walk again. What she didn't anticipate was gaining a deeper connection to herself and for the first time, learning to accept who she really was.

Daily Mail Covers Ashley Tisdale’s Support of Husband Christopher French


Ashley Tisdale attended Beyond LA cocktail party hosted by husband Christopher French and pop star Nick Jonas. The event supported Jonas's nonprofit, Beyond Type 1, which is dedicated to education, advocacy and cure research for Type 1 diabetes. Both French and Jonas have the auto-immune disease and continue to support others affected by it.

Zambio Shares Photo Shoot of Beyond La Party


Zambio reports on the Beyond LA party which included the nonprofit Beyond Type 1 founders, Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas, Juliet DeBaubigny and Sam Talbot. Other celebrities sighted were Ashley Tisdale, Christopher French, Damon Dash, CJ Franco, Gela Nash-Taylor, Steven Dubb and Celeste Thorson.

Just Jared Covers Beyond LA Cocktail Event


Ashley Tisdale, former Disney star, was seen with husband Christopher French and Nick Jonas at the Beyond LA cocktail party for Beyond Type 1. The event raised awareness and funds for Type 1 diabetes cure research and advocacy efforts.

Extra TV Spots Nick Jonas at LA Charity Event


May 5, 2017 - Nick Jonas attended the Beyond LA party in Los Angeles for his charity Beyond Type 1 that aims to educate, advocate and cure Type 1 diabetes. Funds raised that night went directly to the cause.

OK! Covers Nick Jonas’s Hero Award from Disney


Nick Jonas received the Hero Award at the Radio Disney Music Awards where 10 children with Type 1 diabetes accompanied him on stage when he accepted it. One of the children was Ella DeNiro, Robert DeNiro's granddaughter. The award was given for his philanthropic work for Type 1 diabetes with the founding of his nonprofit, Beyond Type 1.

Just Jared Spots Nick before Radio Disney Awards


Right before receiving the Hero Award at the Radio Disney Award Ceremony, Nick Jonas was spotted having an intense workout. He tweeted earlier, "Today is going to be a good day."

Diabetes New Zealand Profiles Beyond Type 1 and Council Member Jill Brindson


Jill Brindson whose son, Cody, has Type 1 diabetes, talks to Diabetes New Zealand Magazine about her work with Nick Jonas's nonprofit Beyond Type 1. The organization has launched a private group in their app for the country, along with a handful of resources that are relevant to New Zealand.

Beyond Type 1’s Council Member Victor Garber Talks to Diabetes Daily


Actor Victor Garber talks about his work, a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis at age 16, burnout and the power of meditation. He also discusses is involvement with Beyond Type 1 and the advocacy outreach he's been doing with videos that have been widely shared on social media.

Beyond Type 1 Using Incredible App Platform for Community Building


In June 2016, Beyond Type 1 launched its app though Mighty Bell Networks and today has over 16,000 members. It has become an online home to many who have never even met someone else with Type 1 diabetes. Categories of interest on the app include: pregnancy, newly diagnosed, burnout, troubleshooting, sex, drugs, stress, parenthood, fitness, food and technology. Check it out here.

Diabetes Self-Management Highlights Two Grantees of Beyond Type 1


Beyond Type 1 will give grant money to the Wind River Project (a 11-minte documentary about three climbers with Type 1) and Riding on Insulin (a T1D kids camp for snow sports and dirt biking). Sarah Lucas, CEO and co-founder of Beyond Type 1 says, “Our current portfolio includes 11 grants and 32 programs impacting three key areas: education, advocacy, cure. We look for opportunities that maximize our investments and have the greatest [impact] for the Type 1 community.”

OK! Magazine Comments on Victor Garber Video


Victor Garber's video about what Type 1 diabetes is has made a huge splash on social media and Hollywood is taking notice of this actor's philanthropic efforts in the space.

Siddarth Sharma to bike USA for Diabetes Awareness


Less than two years after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Siddarth Sharma has signed on to bite  from NYC to San Francisco this summer to raise funds and awareness for Type 1 diabetes through Beyond Type 1. He is also a team captain, leading 22 T1D teammates with advice on training and loads of inspiration.

Read full story here.

Richard Biven to Join Bike Beyond


Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5, Richard Biven of New Orleans. The team of 22 riders with the chronic illness will take off June 3, 2017, and travel over 4,000 miles. They also plan to collectively raise $100,000, advocating awareness for Type 1 diabetes along the way from NYC to San Francisco, CA.

Beyond Type 1 Teams Up with Medical Fitness Network


Beyond Type 1 has teamed up with Medical Fitness Network to help our community locate healthcare professionals who specialize in fitness and wellness with medical conditions, chronic disease or women’s health issues. Their services are free, online and in the US.

Nick Jonas To Be Awarded as Hero at Radio Disney Music Awards


Nick Jonas will receive the Hero Award at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards Ceremony for his excellent philanthropic work in the Type 1 community through his charity Beyond Type 1. Previous winners of the award have included Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.

VP of American Airlines to Give Beyond Type 1 a Quarter of a Million Dollars


Paul Morell - American Airline's VP of safety, regulatory compliance and environmental - will retire this year and with his 39 years with the company, will be able to elect a charity of his choice to receive the $390,000 he acquired through his service to the company. Morell has chosen to give $250,000 to Beyond Type 1 and $140,000 to Habitat for Humanity. HIs granddaughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 4. "This disease has lifelong effects, not only for her but for her family as well. I truly support the work of Beyond Type 1. Their work to educate, advocate and invest in a cure [...]" says Morell.

OK! Magazine Reports on Partnership between Beyond Type 1 and J/P HRO


Los Angeles, CA - Sean Penn and Nick Jonas announced a partnership between their two nonprofits J/P HRO (Jenkins-Penn Haitian Relief Organization) and Beyond Type 1 at the Jenkins-Penn Haitian Relief Organization Gala. J/P HRO has been helping Haitian's rebuild schools and hospitals since the devastating quake in 2010. Beyond Type 1 aims to help those in Haiti with Type 1 have better access to supplies and improved management of the chronic illness.

Beyond Type 1 offers education on Type 1 diabetes/DKA


Beyond Type 1 has launched its DKA Awareness Campaign in Ohio, sending warning signs posters to all of the pediatrician offices in the state in order to help with early diagnosis of Type 1 and prevent death by misdiagnosis and DKA. Beyond Type 1's partnership with the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is key in its educational efforts surrounding Type 1.

Main Line Times Talks DKA


Michelle Berman, mother of Jonathan Berman, who has had Type 1 diabetes for nearly 10 years, talks to Main Line Times about the prevalence of DKA in T1D diagnosis. Working with Beyond Type 1 to spread awareness about Type 1 and the importance of early diagnosis, Berman shares her son's story. If he hadn't fainted, alerting the family that something was seriously wrong, he may not have survived DKA. Approximately 41% of children diagnosed with Type 1 are in DKA, the leading cause of dearth in children with T1D.

Diabetes Connections Talks with Victor Garber


Diabetes Connections' award-winning radio news host Stacey Simms interviews American actor Victor Garber who describes feeling like a "freak" when first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Now, a broadway and Hollywood actor, Garber is also an advocate for diabetes awareness, working exclusively with Beyond Type 1 to help youth "not feel so alone" in diagnosis. Listen to what he has to say about food, exercise and his new diabetes technology.

Insulin Nation’s Naughty-or-Nice List of 2016


Guess who just made the "Nice" list from Insulin Nation in 2016? Beyond Type 1! Insulin Nation talks about the company leveraging social media to help spread DKA awareness in US in addition to propagating a positive message about living beyond the chronic illness of Type 1. Curious who made the "Naughty" list?

SoFlaNights.com Highlights #BeyondBasel


On December 3, 2016, Beyond Type 1 teamed up with Diabetes Research Foundation Institute (DRIF) to raise money for diabetes awareness. Art work was auctioned off from street artist Appleton, painter Natalie Irish and tattoo artists Darren Brass along with a signed guitar from Nick Jonas.

Nylon Magazine Covers Art Basel in Miami


Nylon magazine covers the Art Basel parties at Soho Beach House. Nick Jonas' foundation Beyond Type 1 co-hosted the #BeyondBasel fundraiser with Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF). At the same beach house was The Noir Collaboration with Rocky Barnes and Caroline Vreeland where denim designs were featured with Typoe art.

250 Guests at #BeyondBasel


SocialFeed.info reported on the #BeyondBasel event in Miami, Florida this December 3, 2016, where 250 guests viewed  artwork from artists with Type 1 and sipped on the Drop wine at the Soho Beach House. Proceeds went to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) and Beyond Type 1.

LA Times Covers Beyond Type 1’s DKA Campaign


The LA Times interviews Beyond Type 1's global ambassador Samantha Willner and advocate Tom Karlya (Diabetes Dad) about the importance of early Type 1 diagnosis to prevent DKA. Joining Beyond Type 1 is the campaign to raise DKA awareness, these advocates are telling their personal stories. 1 in 600 children in the US are diagnosed with Type 1 and yet many are unaware of the symptoms. Educating others about the warning signs of T1D can literally save lives.

Fox 34 News Profiles


LUBBOCK, Texas - Fox 34 News profiles the Abernathy family and their daughter Myatt who has Type 1 diabetes. The family is helping Beyond Type 1 raise awareness about DKA misdiagnosis in Texas. On November 28, 2016, Myatt hosted a fundraiser "Lawyers versus Doctors" - a charity basketball game at Lubbock Christian School to help spread awareness and raise funds for Beyond Type 1.

Media Planet Highlights Beyond Type 1’s Initiatives


Media Planet reports on Beyond Type 1's mission to start a new dialogue around living well with Type 1 diabetes and thriving today. Raising awareness is also a big focus for the nonprofit in DKA prevention in order to save lives in misdiagnosis. "We want to create a safety net under every child that goes into a pediatrician's office," says CEO Sarah Lucas. As many as 38% of cases are misdiagnosed. Beyond Type 1 aims to change that.

Channel PHL17 Reports on Beyond Type 1 DKA Campaign


Channel PHL17 reports on the work of advocate Michelle Berman in Beyond Type 1's DKA Campaign to prevent misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. Beyond Type 1 is teaming up with the American Academy of Pediatrics to help spread awareness, starting in Pennsylvania and continuing on to every state in the U.S. Berman's son, John, was diagnosed with Type 1 at 7 years old, is now 16. Especially with flu season approaching, Type 1 diabetes symptoms can be mistaken for common seasonal ailments that simply linger. That mistake can and has proven fatal for some.

JUST JARED


A few days earlier, Nick, Jonathan, and his pal Wilmer Valderrama spent time with chef Sam Talbot at the launch of BEYOND TYPE 1, a diabetes awareness organization, in San Francisco.

Beyond Type 1 Rings the NASDAQ Bell with The Insulet Corporation for National Diabetes Awareness Month


BILLERICA, Mass. - The Insulet Corporation rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on November 1, 2016 to celebrate the National Diabetes Awareness Month. The company is the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod® Insulin Management System (Omnipod System). Dr. Trang Ly, Insulet's VP and Medical Director, will preside over the ceremony with CEO Sarah Lucas who have joined forces in a DKA awareness campaign to prevent the misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. A poll from T1D Exchange shows that 41% of those diagnosed with Type 1 are in DKA, a life-threatening state that if let untreated can lead to coma and death.

Diabetes Dad Rooting for Beyond Type 1 to Win Revlon Challenge


Diabetes Dad, Tom Karlya, is helping Beyond Type 1 win the Revlon LOVE IS ON challenge by spreading the word. One of the initiatives on Beyond Type 1's plate this year is DKA awareness and preventing death from undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes. Should Beyond Type 1 win additional monies form the challenge, it will go to support this campaign. Children shouldn't still be dying from undiagnosed T1D in the US, and Beyond Type 1 aims to change that.

Healthline Endorses Revlon’s LOVE IS ON Charity Campaign for the Type 1 Community


Healthline talks to Beyond Type 1 Partnerships and Community Manager, Mary Lucas, about the Revlon LOVE IS ON Challenge and how Beyond Type 1 is in the top tier of charities to win bonus money such as a million extra dollars. This prize would not only help continue the incredible programs of Beyond Type 1 but would also provide unbelievable press and resources to the entire Type 1 community. The charity ends October 26, 2015, so if you haven't donated yet, do so!

Kerri Sparling from Six Until Me Discusses Revlon LOVE IS ON Campaign


Kerri Sparling, well-known blogger of Six Until Me, talks about the Revlon LOVE IS On Campaign with Partnerships and Community Manager, Mary Lucas, and how winning a $1 MM match from Revlon will make a huge difference in the Type 1 community and for the amazing local as well as global initiatives of Beyond Type 1.

Scott Benner of Juicebox Podcast Talks to Mary Lucas about Advocacy


Beyond Type 1's Partnerships and Community Manager, Mary Lucas, is featured on Juicebox, a Type 1 diabetes podcast run by Scott Benner, parent of a child with T1D. Scott is a writer and stay-at-home dad who is interviewing people in the Type 1 community who are making a difference in a big way. Listen to Benner and Mary discuss advocacy and the success of Beyond Type 1.

Beyond Type 1’s DKA Awareness Campaign Mentioned in Goop


Goop, a lifestyle publication started by superstar Gwyneth Paltrow, has highlighted Beyond  Type 1 and their mission to prevent DKA diagnosis and death for those who have undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes. The article details DKA symptoms that are often mistake for flu or strep throat, resulting in a potentially life-threatening situation. Spreading the word about what Type 1 diabetes is and what it's symptoms are will help prevent countless deaths from misdiagnosis that are happening daily around the world. Beyond Type 1 plans to launch a major DKA awareness campaign in the fall of 2016.  

Business Insider Investigates Surge in Insulin Pricing


Beyond Type 1 CEO Sarah Lucas discusses the recent spike in insulin costs and the issue of access to this life-saving medication in Business Insider. Although the drug has been around for 93 years, it can cost a family more than a mortgage payment to get it. Read as to why this is happening and how families are forced to cope.

Beyond Type 1 Ambassador Meets Nick Jonas


CLEVELAND, OH. Beyond Type 1 Ambassador Isabella Dooley who will soon be 6 years old met Nick Jonas on his Future Now tour with Demi Lovato. Isabella has had Type 1 diabetes for nearly 4 years and her parents are on the Leadership Counsel of Beyond Type 1. The meet and greet was also accompanied by Isabella's siblings, Mia and Max, who are also ambassadors for the new nonprofit.

Nick Jonas in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Nick Jonas visits Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on his Future Now tour with long-time friend Demi Lovato. He's teamed up with Sun Life Financial, which has provided him opportunities to meet children who also have diabetes and talk to them about their experiences. Sun Life Financial is looking to to increase education around Type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Nick Jonas Chats with Canadian Mag Lou Lou


At Montreal’s Bell Centre, Lou Lou fashion magazine went backstage to talk with Nick about his tour with Demi Lovato and his philanthropic efforts with Beyond Type 1. Nick explains the goals of his charity and his partnership with Sun Life Financial to help raise awareness around both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. He also talks fashion (of course!) and how his performance style is evolving.

Sun Life Financial Partners with Nick Jonas


The Life Insurer, Sun Life Financial, along with the CDA and JDRF Quebec are joining Jonas to inspire people with diabetes to live beyond diagnosis. In addition to educational outreach, they are encouraging their members to do early screenings for Type 2. Members of the CDA and JDRF Quebec will get to meet Jonas in Canada while he's touring with Demi Lovato.