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.

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.

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.

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.

From LADA to Low-Carb: The ZenoBar Story

Russell Long, creator of ZenoBar, shares his diagnosis story and the inspiration behind his ultra low-carb bars.

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.