T1D Exercise Basics

Because every athlete is different, there is no one answer for how to manage your diabetes while participating in an athletic activity. Here are a few factors to consider when developing your beginning workout plan.

Swimming and T1D

Whether swimming for recreation or competitively, at the pool or beach, it's important to keep some things in mind while managing Type 1 in the water.

Caitlin Kinnunen: Type 1 on Broadway

Caitlin Kinnunen opens up about The Prom, how she manages her diabetes on stage, the importance of having a strong support system, and her aspirations for the future. 

Recapping The 2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K

A number of people with T1D opted to run the 5K as their way to participate in marathon weekend in NYC, and had a blast doing so!

Traversing the World with T1D

Nadit knew he needed to see the world, but when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, challenges he had never faced before became his every day life. Conquering the diabetes learning curve and leaning on his support system allowed Nadrit to achieve the impossible.

Runner Spotlight: Gary and Katrina Pilkington

Health and fitness are a priority in Gary and Katrina's lives so that they can set an example for their daughter and inspire others to do the same!

Diabetes Patients Are Being Denied Access to Life-Changing Technology

A recent survey conducted by Dexcom and Beyond Type 1 has revealed that many people with Type 1 diabetes are unaware of continuous glucose monitoring.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Olivia Polischeck

Meet Olivia — Student-Athlete at Amherst College, Dodgers lover, country music fan, Omnipod and Dexcom G6 user.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Emily Trantum

Meet Emily – "Running has always been a part of my life and over the years it's taught so many lessons that have carried over into all aspects of my life. After being diagnosed with Type 1 at age 30, something that felt so natural all of these years, suddenly was the hardest thing for me to do."

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Apoorva Gomber

Meet Apoorva — Doctor, Diabetes advocator, Passionate to connect T1D’s and a coffee lover.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Lauren Dagg

Meet Lauren – Primary school teacher in London, big fan of coffee, often sarcastic, slightly competitive, and loves a run!

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Marie Diaz

Meet Marie – T1D Since 2000, running in her first Marathon and looking forward to exploring New York!

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Scott Feighner

Meet Scott –T1D of 53 years, energetic father, grandfather and favorite funcle! "I wanted to let other T1D's know you can achieve anything you desire. I'm a 67-year-old T1D!"

Runner Spotlight: Patrick Votruba

Beyond Type Run Marathoner Patrick Votruba talks about his diagnosis, experience running in ultra marathons, and how he has been training for the 2018 NYC Marathon.

Runner Spotlight: Léonor Marchand

Léonor Marchand talks with Beyond Type 1 about her running inspiration, how she's preparing for the NYC Marathon, and advice for people living with Type 1 diabetes.