Why is Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed?

Many people with Type 1 share a similar diagnosis story. They display all the classic symptoms (extreme thirst, weight loss, frequent urination, nausea) and were fortunate enough to be accurately diagnosed by their primary care doctor. However, some people with Type 1 are not as fortunate to quickly receive a correct diagnosis.

The Medical ID Guide

If the situation ever arises, wearing a medical ID can make sure that you receive the attention and care you need in the event of an emergency. Consider these medical ID options!

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.

Into the Dia-Verse: Running, Diabetes, and Redemption

Mike Greenberg is a diabetes nurse practitioner who moonlights as a Type 1 spider-man. He talks his love of comics and inspiration for running the marathon.

Saving My Own Life: A Story of Diabetes + Depression

Jiggy Yoon discusses the ups and downs in her life around the time of her diagnosis, and how she learned to pick herself up in spite of hardship and depression.

Flaws in Technology: A Case of DKA

Ilse Michelle Mora Rodríguez is a doctor who has lived with Type 1 for nearly her entire life. Her brush with DKA came when she least expected it.

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.

Actress Jennifer Bartels on Embracing Life with T1D

Beyond Type 1 recently talked to actress Jennifer Bartels about her diagnosis, how she is bringing awareness to T1D, and her plans for the future.

A LADA Thoughts

All I knew was something was wrong and I was happy my endo appointment was just a few days later. It never occurred to me the cause was a different diagnosis. It never occurred to me that it was LADA.

Grateful for Gabby

Deborah Zahorak expresses gratitude for her children's caretaker, Gabby, who wasted no time making sure she became a T1D expert when Deborah's son was diagnosed.

CRISPR Therapeutics and ViaCyte’s Strategic Collaboration to Develop Gene‐Edited Stem Cell‐Derived Therapy for Diabetes

Yesterday, CRISPR Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CRSP), a biopharmaceutical company that develops transformative gene‐based medicines for serious diseases, and ViaCyte, Inc., a regenerative medicine company, announced their collaboration.

The Best Birthday Gift I Ever Got

I don’t curse my fate. But for the accident of my birth in 1957, and not in 1857, I have therapies available to cope with the Type 1 diabetes.

A Diagnosis and the Music that Followed

That album was an outlet that helped me process the way I was feeling at my diagnosis. Because of Type 1 diabetes, I had a story to tell.

DANA: The New Resource for Diabetes Educators

AADE recently announced the launch of DANA, its newest resource for AADE members. DANA (Diabetes Advanced Network Access) keeps a host of information about the latest diabetes-related technology up-to-date and available, allowing healthcare providers to absorb and relay tips for the which apps to download and news about newly-released devices.