A Diabetes Coach Reflects on 10 Years with T1D & his Fitness Journey

Eoin Costelloe was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2012, after which he embarked on a lifelong commitment to health and fitness. He hosts the Insuleoin Podcast – Redefining Diabetes, and is also a personal coach, helping his clients with nutrition, exercise, and diabetes management. He shared with us some of the advice that’s helped […]

COVID-19: What Your Friends with Pre-Existing Conditions Need You to Know

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Lala Jackson The first few months of 2020 presented a global health crisis not seen in almost a century. When the coronavirus first emerged, wild theories abounded. We didn’t know who was most at risk to get severely ill or die. There was […]

Food Shaming: Changing How We Talk About Food

This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. By Brenda Manzanarez, MS, RD, and Cynthia Muñoz, Ph.D., MPH You know you shouldn’t be eating that kind of stuff, right? If you’d just eat better, you wouldn’t have to take so many medications. I know someone who cut out all carbs and cured their diabetes; have […]

My Dos and Don’ts for People Without Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Erika Szumel Managing type 1 diabetes (T1D) means insulin calculations, getting plenty of exercise, and making strategic meal plans. But it also means awkward moments, unnecessary advice, and lots of looks from people who don’t live with diabetes. While we might be well-equipped […]