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.

Diabetes Empowerment Summit 2017

The reality of traditional healthcare when it comes to living with diabetes (all types) is that the mental and emotional sides of life with chronic disease are almost NEVER addressed.

Insurance Changes and Harsh Realities

A few weeks ago, my insurance was solid, my supplies were world class, and my entire paycheck wasn’t needed to have access to such. Now, I sit in a totally different reality.

Fast-acting Insulin, Fiasp, Gets FDA Approval

Last Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Novo Nordisk’s latest fast-acting insulin, Fiasp, for treatment use by adults with diabetes.

Animas Pumps Discontinued

Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Care Company, Animas Corporation has just announced the intended discontinuation of manufacturing The Animas® Vibe® and OneTouch Ping® insulin pumps.

I’m Not Slowing Down

The desire to make a difference came to me as soon as I was diagnosed. I promised myself that I would be stronger than diabetes. Running a half marathon has emerged as a personal challenge that would help me raise awareness and fight diabetes.

FreeStyle Libre Flash Gets FDA Approval

On Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott Diabetes Care’s FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for public use in the United States, making it the first-FDA approved monitoring device that does not require a fingerstick test for calibration.

Knock Knock. Who’s There? Wedding Season.

So by no means am I a pro, but I think I’ve picked up on the jist of what the whole “wedding guest as a Type 1 diabetic” lifestyle is alllll about.

Type 1 Diabetes and UTIs

While a UTI might typically be something that is easily treated, it can become dangerous for someone with Type 1 diabetes.

How accurate are blood glucose meters?

A new independent study reveals that not all BGMs on the market report clinically accurate blood glucose levels.

10 Things That Can Spike Your Blood Sugar

Even when you keep a close eye on your BGL, the unexpected can affect it. Here is our list of 10 things that you might not have realized affect your blood sugar.

Help a Loved One Cope with Diabetes

Support is important for people with diabetes. Learn how you can help that special person with diabetes in your life!

It’s No Longer Just a Needle Game

After her body started resisting injected insulin, Ginger Gault knew she needed a change. After switching to Afrezza, an inhaled insulin, her life has taken an entirely new direction.

Tandem Announces Dexcom G5 Mobile Integration for t:slim X2

August 28, 2017 - Tandem Diabetes Care announces FDA approval and commercial launch of the t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump with Dexcom G5® Mobile continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) integration