“Considered a Curse”—Combating Diabetes Stigma in Nagpur, India

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Lucía Feito Allonca de Amato Jayesh Amarte is a 22-year-old man living in Nagpur, India studying to enter a Master’s Degree Program in Product Design. Jayesh also uses his talents as a public speaker to advocate for awareness about Type 1 diabetes, a […]

Review of TempraMed VIVI Cap 1: Reusable Insulin Cooler Cap

The TempraMed VIVI Cap 1 is a reusable insulin cap cooler that promises to keep your insulin safe in extreme weather – protecting it from both hot and cold. Your insulin won’t overheat, and it won’t freeze. This is a great tool for the hot summer months or the dead of the winter. Wouldn’t you […]

What to Do If You Need Insulin Right Now

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Lala Jackson What to Do If You Have No Insulin at All Go to the emergency room. Under US law (The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act), the emergency room cannot turn you down in a life-threatening emergency if you do not […]