T1International at SNF Camp

SNF did a fantastic job with the camp and facilitated useful sessions. There were a variety of educational, motivational and recreational activities for the campers to participate in, including a special visit to a national park with sightings of countless giraffes, plus hippos and elephants in the wild!

T1D and Parental Guilt: A Parent’s Response

In a response to my daughter’s reflection on her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis and parental guilt, I share a parent’s deepest motivation in helping their child: love.

The AlaskaMan Extreme Triathlon

SEATTLE, Wash. — You know you’re in for an extreme event when one of the FAQ listings on the event website states, “Wildlife Safety Tips.”  That’s what Riding On Insulin’s own Scott Jozefowski read before signing up for the AlaskaMan Extreme Triathlon.

Am I Alone?

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

T1D Management On The Go: OneTouch Reveal

Earlier this month, Johnson and Johnson released the latest version of their popular OneTouch Reveal mobile app. Here's what you need to know.

Returning To The Stage With T1D

After giving up her career in ballet due to a mysterious decline in health, Katelyn Prominski Baud got diagnosed with T1D and returned to the stage.

Letters to Banting

These excerpts "Letterthought to Federick Banting" are from Rachel Morgan's debut poetry collection, Honey & Blood, Blood & Honey.

Meet the Woman Behind Lyfebulb + The Innovation Summit

After her diagnosis, and completing her postdoctoral in diabetes, Karin began to notice that there was a lack of organizations out there that focused on enjoying life despite living with a chronic illness.

The International Diabetes Federation and Its Vision

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has one vision – to live in a world without diabetes.

Ugandan T1D Warrior Turned Change-maker

When I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 19, I felt my life had hit a dead end and I would never amount to anything in life.

Dexcom G5 Mobile Android App Gets FDA Approval

The United States Food and Drug Administration this week approved Dexcom’s G5 Mobile app for Android devices. With federal approval in hand, U.S. Android users with T1D will soon be able to join iOS users in monitoring their blood glucose levels in real time on their phones.

Exclusive with Former NFL Player Brandon Green

“At the professional level, you could lose your job if you have to sit out,” Brandon said. “You have to operate like you don’t have it – people won’t feel sorry for you and you’ll have to compete like everyone else.”

Fighting Fires with Type 1

Andrew Thomas answers all of our "burning" questions about life as a firefighter with Type 1!

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Healthcare

Our Congress has passed an incredibly dangerous bill called the American Health Care Act which would lead to the loss of insurance coverage for 24 million Americans at once and 52 million Americans by the year 2020.

Riding the Loop: Life on the Artificial Pancreas

I tried to seek help from doctors, therapists and friends in my Type 1 community, but nothing people told me could just change my mind about the fear I'd developed over hypos.