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.

Insulin Delivery

For people with Type 1 diabetes and in some cases those with Type 2 diabetes, insulin must be injected and infused into the layers of fat under the skin. There are quite a few different ways to deliver insulin, each with pros and cons, and it is up to the person with Type 1 and his or her doctor to decide what will work best.

Insulin Pump Rundown

Choosing an insulin pump doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process. Should you go with a more traditional pump where you can monitor your insulin levels directly? Are you looking for a model that works with a BGM monitor and allows you to administer insulin via a remote?

DIY Loop Now Compatible with Omnipod

Loop announced that a testing branch of their DIY Loop is now compatible with the current 'Eros' generation of Omnipod, and available to the public.

Diabetes Empowerment Summit

The Diabetes Empowerment Summit is happening May 1st - 5th. Register now!

Senseonics Appoints Francine R. Kaufman, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

Francine R. Kaufman, M.D., a member of Beyond Type 1’s Science Advisory Council, was appointed Chief Medical Officer at Senseonics.

Non-Invasive Alerts: AerBetic talks to Beyond Type 1

Beyond Type 1 spoke with AerBetic’s founder, president and CEO Arnar Thors and co-founder and COO Eric Housh about the game-changing elements of gas sensor technology for non-invasive Continuous Glucose Monitoring.

Trying the Eversense CGM

James Mansfield recently had the opportunity to try out the Eversense CGM. Lea Raak, founder of the blog Insulea, simultaneously tried the Eversense XL continuous glucose monitor (CGM) system in Germany.

UCSF Team First to Grow Insulin-Producing Cells from Human Stem Cells

Researchers at UCSF have created insulin-producing cells from human stem cells, an incredible breakthrough and benchmark on the road to curing Type 1 diabetes. This is the first time scientists have been able to achieve this feat of regenerative medicine.

A Sports Bra for T1D

Judy Mitri created a sports bra with an integrated insulin pump pocket to make working out with T1D easier than ever before.

The Future of Glucagon with Xeris CEO Paul Edick

Beyond Type 1 talks to Paul Edick, President and CEO of Xeris Pharmaceuticals, about their revolutionary glucagon pen.

FDA Advisory Vote Split 8-8 on SGLT Inhibitor for T1D

Votes on Zynquista from panel members on the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee were split 8 to 8. This was the first ever regulatory review for an SGLT inhibitor for use in Type 1 diabetes in the United States.

National Health Services to Provide Free CGMs to Pregnant Women with T1D in UK

National Health Services England announced Monday that it would offer continuous glucose monitors to all pregnant women with T1D by 2021.

1 on 1 with Soccer Star Maxim Speed

Maxim Speed is an online sensation who certainly lives up to his name. The 12-year-old from Oahu, Hawaii has been playing soccer practically from the time he could walk. Max recently spoke with Beyond Type 1 about his diagnosis, what it’s like playing soccer with T1D, and his plans for the future.

“Sharing” is Caring

The ability to have other people alerted if something goes awry with our blood sugar levels is invaluable. But – that doesn’t mean that we don’t want to be a little discerning when choosing to whom we’d like to send that precious “invite” to follow us.