Beyond Type 1: Focus on Access

Millions around the world with Type 1 struggle with issues of access, whether that be for economic, geographic or political reasons. Beyond Type 1 is committed to providing direct efforts and support for partners focused on issues of access, including access to basic supplies and life-saving medication, technology, devices and healthcare to optimize health, personal accounts and breaking news on global access issues and a wide variety of resources.

2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K

Join Type One Run for the 2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5k in New York City on November 3, 2018! At the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K, you’ll be a part of the world-famous TCS New York City Marathon.

Life as a Refugee with Type 1 Diabetes

Life with Type 1 is full of ups and downs – and the stress of everyday life can test our ability to manage this chronic illness. Now imagine managing the disease in a war-torn country, or fleeing a conflict and facing new kinds of persecution as you seek refuge.

The Different Stages in Clinical Trials

Ever wonder how treatments become available? Have you heard about “phases” of development and FDA approval? Here’s a primer on how treatments get to those who can benefit from them.

The Co-Worker’s Guide to Type 1 Diabetes

Perhaps you will work with someone who has Type 1 diabetes, or you are simply interested in learning more. Consider this guide to help you learn the ins and outs of Type 1 diabetes in the work force.

Introducing Jesse Was Here – A letter to the Type 1 community

A message from CEO + Co-Founder Sarah Lucas about our newest program Jesse Was Here - supporting those navigating life after a Type 1 death.

Pulling Back the Veil Part II: Surveying Insurance Struggles

Brenda Hunter, who launched No Small Voice to improve issues faced by those dealing with health insurance struggles, shares results from an ongoing survey her company is conducting.

Surviving with Diabetes in Venezuela

Carmen discusses conditions for those with Type 1 in Venezuela, including her own daughter, Sofia.

Focus On Access: Charity Shuster-Gormley

To the pharmaceutical industry and the insurance companies: do you think I enjoy having to live in fear on a daily basis that I will not wake up due to a blood sugar that has gone too low overnight? Or that I will potentially go into an irreversible coma due to my blood sugars being too high?

AYUDA: Changing the Face of Diabetes Volunteering Abroad

AYUDA – American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad – is a nonprofit dedicated to creating culturally sensitive and sustainable diabetes volunteer programs around the world, where American youth can work with youth abroad to make a difference in their communities.

Four Years Later: Reflections on Losing Will

As I approach the four year anniversary of Will’s death, I find myself reflecting on what my life looks like now compared to before.

UnitedHealthcare Decision — A Step Backwards for Pump Access

UnitedHealthcare's announcement of a preferred insulin pump for pediatric patients has been denounced by Beyond Type 1 and JDRF.

How to Help a Friend with Type 1 and an Eating Disorder

Having Type 1 diabetes is already difficult, and can be greatly exacerbated by an eating disorder, as Sara Mobäck discusses in this interview with BT1.

Judgement in the Online T1D Community

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