#TheDropSpotted – Make an Invisible Disease Visible


November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Join the Beyond Type 1 community by participating in #TheDropSpotted – an easy way to use your voice to help make and invisible disease visible. Together we can create a world with less stigma, more education, more empathy, and more support for research on the path to a cure. 

Ready to do your part this Diabetes Awareness Month? Do this 👇

1. Get your drop

There are a few ways to rock the drop: you can purchase the Drop Hat, add a filter to your profile photo on Facebook (click on the one you like best below) or download this transparent graphic to add to your photo yourself.

2. Share

Post your #TheDropSpotted photo to your platforms. Make sure to use the hashtag! Share something about your life with Type 1 diabetes you wish your friends, family, coworkers, or classmates understood. How many times per day do you think about your blood sugar levels? How has diabetes impacted you mentally? How long have you been managing day in and day out?

3. Pass it on

Ask your friends and family to support #TheDropSpotted by sharing in your honor for Diabetes Awareness Month! 


Looking for something to share? Download this fact card and attach to an e-mail or post on social media. Direct your friends and family to this article to learn all about Type 1 diabetes. 



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