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.

Making An Invisible Disease Visible: Injecting Myself On Adventure Cyclist Magazine

Annalisa van den Bergh injects herself on the cover of Adventure Cycling, the largest cycling magazine.

Tips for Beginning Climbers with T1D

Carter Clark talks tips for climbing for first-timers with Type 1 diabetes.

A Sports Bra for T1D

Judy Mitri created a sports bra with an integrated insulin pump pocket to make working out with T1D easier than ever before.

Jay Franke: Dancing Professionally with T1D

Former Professional Dancer Jay Franke talks about his thriving career in one of the most competitive industries in the world after a Type 1 diagnosis.

Judgement in the Online T1D Community

Carter Clark reflects on both camaraderie and judgement within the T1D space online.

Body Image and Type 1 Diabetes

Erika Arff discusses body image and how it relates to Type 1 diabetes.

1 on 1 with Soccer Star Maxim Speed

Maxim Speed is an online sensation who certainly lives up to his name. The 12-year-old from Oahu, Hawaii has been playing soccer practically from the time he could walk. Max recently spoke with Beyond Type 1 about his diagnosis, what it’s like playing soccer with T1D, and his plans for the future.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with T1D

When Rachel Hemond set out on her 21st birthday to hike the Appalachian Trail, it was the culmination of a life full of adventure and exploration.

A Breath of Fresh Air

How Connected In Motion changed my life with Type 1 diabetes - and how a Slipstream could change yours, too.

Meet Alexi on the Beyond Type 1 Leadership Council

Alexi is a writer, artist and actress in the Bay Area. She studied at the New School University in Manhattan as well as the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. She has written for multiple publications and websites such as the San Francisco Chronicle and has been a regular contributor for Beyond Type 1 for many years.

Superstar Mentality: An Interview with Dempsey Foxson

Dempsey is a competitive gymnast who was diagnosed with T1D in 2012 and continues to push her limits as an athlete, dancer and diabetes advocate.

Paddy McCartin: T1D in the AFL

Paddy McCartin is a professional Australian Rules Football player who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 14 years and advocates fiercely for the disease.

T1D in the Wild: Device Etiquette

There are many things to consider here – how we react to those who are uninformed about our various gadgets, and how we approach other people with Type 1 out in the world.