My Wedding Was a Zoo – Literally!

Elizabeth Firestone shares the story of how her wedding day turned into a fundraiser for Type 1 at a zoo and why she chose to recreate that magic by running on this year's marathon team.

JDRF Advocates Urge Congress to Renew Funding for T1D Research

On the final day of the 2019 JDRF Children's Congress, advocates implored the U.S. Special Committee on Aging to renew the Special Diabetes Program.

Overcoming the Unthinkable: The Duffy Family Finds a Silver Lining

Marathon team member Tom Duffy shares the medical trials and tribulations his family has endured and how that has given him inspiration to tackle the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon.

Help Emilia: A T1D Cause

Neil Greathouse asks other willing and able T1Ds to send extra supplies so that he might bring them down to Peru to help better (and possibly save) the life of a fellow T1D.

I Was Blamed for My T1D Diagnosis

Edith Mukantwari is President of the Africa Diabetes Alliance, an organization in Uganda that seeks to encourage diabetes education and bridge the information gap.

Language Matters

Diabetogenic blog creator Renza Scibilia writes about the power of language and why it matters so much, especially in the diabetes space.

Nonprofits Announce Groundbreaking Research Initiative

The Parker Institute, JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced a research initiative to study immunotherapy-induced diabetes.

Diabetes Empowerment Summit

The Diabetes Empowerment Summit is happening May 1st - 5th. Register now!

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.