Treating Type 1 diabetes without Insurance – The #OverTheCounterT1DChallenge

Losing your insurance should never be a death sentence. Rob Howe challenges himself to take only R and N insulin, available over-the-counter for less than $100/month.

Companion Medical InPen

The FDA recently approved the smart insulin pen, which is designed to be paired with an Apple iOS app. A first in the U.S., the InPen, which can be re-used for up to one year and works with Humalog or Novalog insulin cartridges, uses Bluetooth to deliver digitized data and, perhaps most important, user convenience.

Dexcom App Updates: Alert Schedules + Silencing Options

Update your Dexcom G5 Mobile App on iOS or Android to version 1.7.5. Here's what's new. 

Diabetes Research Connection – The Idea Factory – Powered By You

Beyond Type 1 is proud to patner with Diabetes Research Connection to accelerate novel research designed to prevent and cure type 1 diabetes, minimize its complications and improve the quality of life for those living with the disease.

Meet Medical Mutts

Dr. Jennifer Cattet is here to share her knowledge and expertise as the director of Medical Mutts, a program that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them how to be service dogs.

WATCH: The Wind River Project Documentary

Presenting for the first time: the full documentary! A team of climbers with T1D take one Wyoming's Wind River Range.

Omnipod Now Available to Medicare Part D Patients

Insulet Corporation who makes the Omnipod® pump, a tubeless insulin delivery device, has just been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to be available under the Medicare Part D (prescription drug) program.

FreeStyle Libre System Available to Medicare Patients

Today, Abbott announced that the new, factory-calibrated technology is now available to Medicare patients since its approval by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It will be the only CGM system available to Medicare patients that doesn't require calibration.

Post-Workout Meals and Diabetes: How to Fuel for Success

After an intense workout, your body wants energy and wants it NOW. There is no “wait a minute.” So how does our body respond? We turn to the most accessible sources: glycogen and (some) blood glucose.

Get Insulin

Struggling to afford insulin? Options to try + ways to make change.

Temporary Tattoos and Device Help Children Take Insulin Injections

Thomy is an insulin kit that helps children inject insulin. Both fun and innovative, it includes temporary tattoos with planetary designs to mark used injection sites.

How to Survive the School Party with T1D

Other moms and dads just get to watch their children gleefully stuff their faces with rice crispy treats and overly frosted cupcakes. I watch as that sad, familiar look comes over my son's face.

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

If you are insulin-dependent like me, you just need a solid game plan and you’ll be able to get through the festivities without wreaking havoc on your diabetes management.

Derek Theler: Diabetes Warrior

The Marvel’s New Warriors actor is the face of Dexcom’s Call of the Warrior campaign, launching this month. Derek spoke to Beyond Type 1 about what it means to be a superhero — both on set and while managing diabetes.

When I Stopped Testing My Blood Sugar

When I arrived I had bloods done – my blood sugar was reading at 67mmol/L (1207mg/dL), higher than anyone has ever been admitted whilst still conscious.