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.

The BFF Guide to Type 1 Diabetes

I can do anything other kids can do. I just have to check my blood and bolus (take insulin) if I’m eating. I can ride my bike, play baseball, run, and do all those types of fun activities. Just please be patient with me if I need to take a break and check my blood sugar or have a snack.

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."

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated globally on November 14 to raise awareness about both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Join us in celebrating this incredible community all month long — and especially on WDD. Explore the different ways to get involved: by inspiring others, educating peers, getting creative, knowing your history and giving back.

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.

The Ti(r)es That Bind – Team Bike Beyond One Year Later

These people have done a lot since we dipped our tires and danced together one last time in San Francisco

What Cycling Really, Really Far Taught Us About Our Type 1 Diabetes

Both of our blood sugars kept dropping and it seemed no amount of granola bars and gummy bears would keep our numbers stable.

A Lot Less Lonely – A Weekend at the Northeastern Slipstream

My weekend in Maine felt like a dream. I’m not sure words exist to fully describe what it feels like to be surrounded by so many fellow T1D’s, and to have the experience that we all did.

Disaster Preparedness Survey for People with Diabetes

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

Guatemala Disaster Relief

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, the Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala began its eruptive phase. Located approximately 50 kilometers from the Guatemalan capital, the volcano has affected primarily Sacatepéquez, Escuintla and Chimaltenango.

Inside the Lilly Diabetes Blogger Summit

This month, a special team within Lilly Diabetes hosted a small group of diabetes bloggers from around the country to participate in a 2-day summit at their new innovation center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Isolated Caregiver — A Mom’s Story

While I rationally understand that there are millions of people living with Type 1 diabetes, which means millions of parents caring for T1D children, most days I still feel like I’m all alone on this island. Mostly, I don’t want my daughter to grow up feeling isolated the way I have become.

Beyond Type 1’s Meet Up in NYC – Join the Community

Beyond Type 1 creates opportunities for the diabetes community to connect in all kinds of ways: through the Beyond Type 1 app, on social media, and in real life. Whether you’ve been living with diabetes for 2.5 months or 25 years, there’s something about being in the company of other people who get it.

Michelle Berman Talks Life-saving DKA Campaign

When I first learned of children, teens and adults tragically losing their lives due to undiagnosed/missed diagnosed Type 1 diabetes, I was in disbelief. I was devastated to learn this was happening to many families, year after year.

What Happens When You Show Up And Try

Turns out, you can have a blast watching your friends take on incredible feats of endurance with Type 1. Turns out you can actually have a blast taking one on yourself.