Father Riding Across Country for T1D Cure After Son’s Death

Rex Covington is riding across the United States on a motorcycle to raise awareness and fundraise for Type 1 diabetes, having lost his son to the condition.

Meet Nate Checketts — Beyond Type 1 Chairman of the Board

Nate Checketts serves Beyond Type 1 as Chairman of the Board, bringing his entrepreneurial spirit and excitement to work within the diabetes community.

A Lifetime of Carb Consumption: Nate’s Type 1 Diagnosis Story

Nate Checketts is the co-founder and CEO of Rhone, a men's activewear company. He tells the story of his diagnosis and explains what the diabetes community means to him.

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.