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?

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.

Research Team Delays Onset of Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo and his team of experimenters at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School have determined that certain B cells may have the capacity to delay the onset of T1D.

T1D in the Wild: Holiday Party Hacks

For most, the idea of holiday festivities is always fun and exciting. For those of us with T1D, however, there often needs to be a bit of planning involved before we can party it up with Santa.

New Study Reveals the Power of the Diabetes Online Community

You may know the power of the diabetes online community, but does your doctor? Do experts understand what it really means when community members build relationships through social media in the #DOC?

National Health Services To Offer Free Glucose Monitors for T1D in the UK

Beginning April 1, people with Type 1 diabetes in the UK will have the FreeStyle Libre system completely covered, ending issues with access many are currently facing.

Diabeloop Obtains CE Marking for DBLG1

Diabeloop, a French medical technology company that specializes in creating accessible innovations for the Type 1 diabetes community, has obtained CE marking for its DBLG1 System.

Recapping the Beyond Type Run NYC Marathon Brunch

The Beyond Type Run 2018 Marathon Brunch took place in New York City last Saturday in preparation for Sunday’s marathon. The team gathered at the Ainsworth FIDI to get to know each other, enjoy some delicious food and listen to inspiring speeches.

Runner Spotlight: Gary and Katrina Pilkington

Health and fitness are a priority in Gary and Katrina's lives so that they can set an example for their daughter and inspire others to do the same!

Diabetes Patients Are Being Denied Access to Life-Changing Technology

A recent survey conducted by Dexcom and Beyond Type 1 has revealed that many people with Type 1 diabetes are unaware of continuous glucose monitoring.

Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre Gains CE Mark In Europe

Earlier this month, Abbott announced that its FreeStyle Libre 2 system had secured CE Mark clearance in the European Union. The system will be launched on a rolling basis throughout Europe, starting in the coming weeks, according to the company.

Research Shows Fridges Might Be Destroying Insulin

A 16-month study has shown that 79% of insulin is kept at temperatures outside of the recommended range. Insulin stored in the fridge is at a much higher risk.