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.

Acceptance Through Art

It is all too easy to be consumed by anger — and my final project showed me that even though I wasn’t able to find that “beauty,” that Whatever-It-Was-I-Thought-I-Needed-To-Make-Art wasn’t necessary.

Beyond Type 1 x Diabetes NZ – The Kiwis are Taking Over!

This week, Beyond Type 1 and Diabetes New Zealand are joining forces to present the second annual Kiwi Takeover of Beyond Type 1 social media. So if you’re seeing more than the average number of New Zealanders on your newsfeed - that’s why!

My 5 Disciplines for a Triathalon

When you think of the triathlon, you probably think of three disciplines - the swim, the bike and the run. There's another discipline, which is the 'transition.' I have a fifth discipline though - Type 1 diabetes. Without careful attention to this domain, completing a triathlon would be a pipe dream.

Why Beyond Type 1 Matters: An Interview With Nick Jonas

Jonas explains why Beyond Type 1 is a whole new brand of philanthropy, saying, "I think traditionally the internet has been used as an educational tool for many diseases and things of that nature, but in regards to Type 1 diabetes (T1D), this is the first time social media has really been a defining factor in the outreach and the presence of a non-profit."

The Patient and Me: T1D in Guatemala

We sat in a dusty, unairconditioned room in the mountains of rural Guatemala as I explained to this 22-year old new father that he had Type 1 diabetes.

Get Moving – #FlossingForType1

We know working together is better than working alone. We can win in the end. Amy and Navi need your help #FlossingForType1 to fundraise for a cure!

Quincy the Koala Gets a Dexcom G6 CGM

Quincy, a koala with Type 1 diabetes who lives in the San Diego Zoo, just got a Dexcom G6 CGM.

T1D Advocate Justin Wright on Living Boldly

Justin Wright, aspiring model, advocate and winner of the Kansas City Dream Factory Award, talks about what T1D advocacy means to him and how he plans on making a difference.

Disaster Preparedness Survey for People with Diabetes

Help us better understand the needs of patients and caregivers for disaster preparedness and relief