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.

Tortoise vs the Hare – Islet Transplantation vs Technology

The race to find a more effective and non-evasive, injection-free therapy for patients with Type 1 diabetes involves many players. The remaining question is not when, but who is going to win: the tortoise or the hare?

Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes

“For a long time, everybody thought that Type 1 would be cured by immunosuppression,” said The Faustman Lab’s Dr. Denise L. Faustman, M.D., Ph.D., but the past 30 years of discovery “have proven that immunostimulation is what’s needed.”

A Life-Saving Decision – Part 1

Four-year-old Braca nearly died after developing type 1 diabetes while sailing with his family in South-East Asia. Mum Kia Korrop explains why they turned back to port, as his condition worsened.

Living with an Empowered Diabetes Mindset

Living with T1D is just as much mental as it is physical and feeling disempowered can show up in many different ways. Beyond the basic survival tools, my own personal experience and professional experience as a Diabetic Health Coach has showed me that what it takes to fully thrive with T1D.

TEDDY STUDY – Researching the Causes of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers are studying a group of nearly 9,000 children from four countries from birth to 15 years old who are at an elevated risk for Type 1 diabetes.

What Saved Me After this Diabetes Error

“What’s the okay range again?” he looked up and asked. I started explaining, but stopped short as a found the number 311 on the screen.