When it comes to your health, it’s important to consider the whole package—mind, body as well as spirit. Eating well and exercise are crucial for healthy living, but considering how we feel, think, and see the world and ourselves in it are also integral for a balanced life. Here’s some reading that embodies what it means to be happy and healthy. Click on the topic below that interests you to learn more!


Mental health is imperative when it comes to taking care of yourself. Hear what doctors, other type 1s or care takers of type 1s are saying about depression, stress, eating disorders and burn out.

Clinical Information



In order to stay healthy it’s important to remember preventative care, which entails regular check-ups. Especially with type 1, you have to be extra vigilant and see a doctor more frequently. Here are some pointers on how to keep your body in top top shape—some things might come as a surprise.


Be good to yourself. Listen to others who have gone before you. Here are some truly inspiring stories of how type 1s have found their way.



WRITTEN BY BT1 Editorial Team, POSTED 01/06/16, UPDATED 12/20/22

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team.