Insulin: Past, Present & Future

Insulin: it’s that thing that keeps people with Type 1 diabetes alive. Here, we explore where insulin has been and where it's going next.

Incorporating a Latinx Lens for Mental Health

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 Texas Health San Antonio.

United Healthcare to Begin Covering Tandem Insulin Pumps

On July 1, 2020, United Healthcare (UHC) announced they will begin covering the Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump, a departure from UHC’s four-year policy to only provide health insurance coverage for Medtronic insulin pumps to their members.

Dear Diabetes Community, We Have a Racism Problem

This is a call for reflection -- I hope you’ll join me. Whether you’re a community member or a person working at a diabetes organization or company, we each have a role to play here. 

How Coming Out Helped Me Accept My T1D Diagnosis

There is a feeling of isolation — that once I ‘disclose’ who I am I will forever be ‘branded’ by others. But coming out had prepared me for this journey.   

Managing Low Blood Sugars on Tour

Ever since I was six years old, I dreamed of being a touring musician. Nothing would get in the way of my dream – not even having type 1 diabetes.

“Actually, I Can” Book Review

In her new book, Morgan Panzirer touches on experiences, wins, frustrations and pet peeves that someone with T1D can easily relate to.

Catching Up With Koia

Beyond Type 1 had the chance to chat with the founders of Koia, a drink company with a mission to offer products with purpose.

Lauren Cox: The First Player with Type 1 Diabetes in the WNBA

Lauren Cox was drafted third overall in the 2020 WNBA draft and is the first ever professional women’s basketball player with Type 1 diabetes.

Preventing and Delaying Type 1 Diabetes: Updates From the Teplizumab Trial

Half of those treated with teplizumab remain diabetes-free, compared to 22% of those taking placebo, and the delay in diabetes onset was close to 3 years.

Disparities in Diabetes and Diabetes Care—What Can We Do About It?

At this ADA 2020 session, systemic racism and implicit bias were clear contributors to poor health and healthcare outcomes for Black and Latinx communities.

Celebrating the First Commercial Pilot with Type 1 Diabetes

This Spring, Pietro Marsala made history as the very first insulin-dependent pilot to be approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly commercially

T1D Exchange + Beyond Type 1 Marathon Study Presented at ADA 2020

The Beyond Type Run team has taken on 26.2 miles to not only raise awareness and funds for T1D, but to provide crucial data for a study pertaining to management of Type 1 before, during, and after a marathon.

One Drop Announces New Overnight Hypo Predictions and Long-Term Health Forecasts at ADA 2020

One Drop unveiled new AI-powered predictions for blood glucose, A1C, blood pressure, and weight up to six months in advance

How to Measure Success in Pediatric Diabetes Care

In a spirited debate, speakers made their case for whether the primary metric for pediatric diabetes success should be A1C or Time in Range (TIR).