Girl Talk with the GAC Ladies

The Girls of GAC talk body image and the role T1D plays.

Beyond Type 1 Staff Picks: What We’re Reading, Watching + Listening To

The Beyond Type 1 Staff consolidated a list of what we're enjoying watching, reading, and listening to while sheltering in place.

Between Two Lines: Tackling Type 1 With Humor

Levi Davenport recently created a video series titled "If Blood Sugar Could Talk," in an attempt to personify pesky blood sugars. His Youtube channel "Between Two Lines" offers humor and support to those with T1D.

Mental Health + Coping with Coronavirus

Dr. Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE shares some insight into good practices in the midst of concerns about coronavirus and its impact on mental health.

Feeling Helpless? Here’s What You Can Do

Feeling helpless in the midst of COVID-19? You’re not alone. Here is a list of specific actions you can take to have a real positive impact for yourself, your family, and your community. 

A Parent’s Worry with T1D

Amy and her son share a bond in the fact that they both have Type 1. She talks about the challenges that bond brings, especially when it comes to issues with sleep.

Love + Lost Sleep

Lisa talks about what it means to love someone with Type 1 diabetes and the ways her sleep in particular has at times been impacted by anxiety about her husband Matt's condition.

Beyond Type 1 Launches in Five New Languages to Better Serve the Global Diabetes Community

Beyond Type 1 announced today the launch of websites in Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Swedish. The multi-language expansion is made possible with support from partners Dexcom and Insulet.

Non-Binary + T1D: The World of Cpunk

Sam reflects on finding the cpunk community and how open others were to embracing their diabetes and non-binary identity.

Not a Choice: Being Type 1 + Transgender

O.C. talks about the similarities of living with both Type 1 diabetes and being transgender, and the unexpected hope that lies in realizing those.

My Dos and Don’ts for People Without Diabetes

Erika Szumel gives us her essentials dos and don'ts guide for those living without diabetes, so that they might better understand what's appropriate.

My Father’s Disease

Sam talks about his father's life with diabetes and how his eventual diagnosis brought the two closer together than ever before.

Letting Go of the Way Things Were

Bonnie shares an excerpt from the book she is writing for parents of a child with chronic illness. Through narrative and reflection, the book weaves a story of hope amidst the challenges of raising a child with T1D.

Making It Look Easy

Growing up, I didn’t understand my grandfather’s diabetes, but I knew it was as much a part of his life as his career in the law. It wasn’t until a decade after his passing, when I was serving as a Coast Guard officer in Puerto Rico, that I learned that we shared a different bond.

What College Diabetes Week Means to Our Chapter Members, School and Community

Melissa reflects on College Diabetes Week, what it means to chapter members of CDN, how the community gets involved, and creative ways to engage others.