New Book Alert! “Diabetes Sucks and You Can Handle It” by Dr. Mark Heyman

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Alexi Melvin Having lived with type 1 diabetes for 23 years, Dr. Mark Heyman, PhD, CDCES is no stranger to the ups and downs of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Now, he is proving that two things can be true when it comes to […]

Mommy Beeps: Parenting as a Type 1

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Kim Baillieul A few years ago, I sat at a park while my then two-year-old son played on the playground. A wave of dizziness fell over me right as I felt my continuous glucose monitor (CGM) start beeping. One, two, three – three […]

Onederland: Poems About a Childhood with Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler and Kelly Close Jamie Kurtzig, a high school student living with type 1 diabetes, just published a book of 100 poems that she has written over the last ten years Onederland: My Childhood with Type 1 Diabetes is a book of 100 poems recently […]