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.

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!

Treating T1D in Bangladesh: Dr. Kaufman + Life for a Child

Dr. Francine Kaufman spent time in Bangladesh with Life for a Child to learn about conditions in the country and help determine treatment options for a number of families affected by diabetes.

Never Letting Diabetes Stop Me

Beth shares her journey of running, her goal of running all 6 Major World Marathons and how a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis took her by surprise.

67 Years with Type 1

Rick has had Type 1 diabetes since 1952 – a time when tools were scarce and management was elusive. He's grateful to have Type 1 now, in a time when diabetes tech is at its best.

Telling Our Family’s Story

Ava's mother tells BT1 how "The Ups and Downs of Audrey May," a story inspired by her daughter's day to day with Type 1 diabetes, came to be.

T1D Pro Basketball Player Fabian Bleck Talks Support Systems + Consistency

Fabian Bleck talks about his life with Type 1 as a basketball player in Germany and what playing at the professional player is like.

Finding Myself Again

Janae Gray shares her T1D diagnosis story, how it affected her fitness journey, and how she got back on track with her fitness goals post-diagnosis.

My Journey with Hypo Anxiety

Kristi shares the story of her anxiety surrounding hypoglycemia, how she came to name the issue and how she has grown in the face of adversity.

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.

Diabetes Scholar Kaila Kemnetz-Ness Talks College Life with T1D

Kaila Kemnetz-Ness lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was awarded a scholarship through Diabetes Scholars in 2015.

Making the Most of My Chronic Illness

Reece Ohmer, one of this year's Diabetes Scholars, shares how she has made the most of her diabetes diagnosis and inspired others to do the same.

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.