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.

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.

How to Host Your Own Bike Beyond Screening

Matt Swain hosted a Bike Beyond screening at his childhood diabetes clinic in Toronto and shares his tips for creating a successful event.

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.

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.