Treating Type 1 diabetes without Insurance – The #OverTheCounterT1DChallenge

Losing your insurance should never be a death sentence. Rob Howe challenges himself to take only R and N insulin, available over-the-counter for less than $100/month.

EMTs Not Allowed to Administer Glucagon

A new paper co-authored by Joslin’s CMO Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD finds administration of life-saving medicine not in scope of practice for EMTs.

A Pancreas for My Wife

I must say that I have spent countless nights (to date) implementing OpenAPS. Through updates, adjustments, battles, I've had the desire to throw the Intel Edison into the trash. But every time, I return and continue making this work, so at some point, it will be a true artificial pancreas.

Type One Run — Couch to 5k

Type One Run, a program of Beyond Type 1, is announcing their Couch to 5k training program. In just six weeks, you'll be ready to run a 5k!

#VBGIVESBACK: Juliet de Baubigny

In support of Beyond Type 1, Veronica Beard will be donating $10 of every order in February as part of their ongoing #VBGIVESBACK program.

Misdiagnosis Leads to Twin’s Tragic Death

Hunter’s shocking diagnosis prompted the medical team to test his brother. Results revealed blood sugar readings at dangerously high levels. Logan was also diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, but Hunter died from DKA complications.

Diabetes Research Connection – The Idea Factory – Powered By You

Beyond Type 1 is proud to patner with Diabetes Research Connection to accelerate novel research designed to prevent and cure type 1 diabetes, minimize its complications and improve the quality of life for those living with the disease.

Is a New Transplant Site the Key to a Type 1 Cure?

Scientists believe that there may be a better location for cell replacement therapy: the omentum, a layer of fatty tissue that covers the organs in the lower abdomen. Like the liver, it's close to the surface and is also highly vascularized.

Meet Medical Mutts

Dr. Jennifer Cattet is here to share her knowledge and expertise as the director of Medical Mutts, a program that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them how to be service dogs.

Type One Run + Beyond Type 1

Type One Run is a grassroots movement to connect and support the worldwide Type 1 diabetes community through running. We are ordinary people who are passionate about using running to build support, camaraderie and awareness for those affected by Type 1 diabetes.

No Matter the Cost — The Affordable Insulin Project

DPAC has launched their newest education campaign, The Affordable Insulin Project, which is aimed at helping those with Type 1 reduce the cost of their insulin. DPAC co-founder and person with diabetes (PWD), Christel Marchand Aprigliano, was able to shed some light on the policy-focused organization.

Omnipod Now Available to Medicare Part D Patients

Insulet Corporation who makes the Omnipod® pump, a tubeless insulin delivery device, has just been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to be available under the Medicare Part D (prescription drug) program.

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

If you are insulin-dependent like me, you just need a solid game plan and you’ll be able to get through the festivities without wreaking havoc on your diabetes management.

Pre-Marathon Nightmares to Amazing Race Day BGs

My family was a little surprised when I ran the idea of running the TCS New York City Marathon by them last February. Perhaps because I was not a runner, they didn’t think that anything would come out of my hasty idea.

Banting — The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Banting arrived at his eureka moment in 1922, when he injected dog insulin into a human patient. The procedure worked, and suddenly Type 1 diabetes was no longer a death sentence.