Rare Until It Happens to You: The Kycie Terry Story

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Jordan Jendricks Jamie Terry doesn’t know what exactly it is about her daughter that resonates so deeply with people. But there’s something about the combination of her curly blond hair, striking blue eyes, and the circumstances around her unfortunate and preventable death that have incredible […]

The New Type 1 Diabetes Detection Program from JDRF

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Stacey Simms Stacey: Tell me more about T1detect. Frank: T1Detect is an education and awareness program about type 1 diabetes(T1D) and its risks, and a very important component of that is making the [autoantibodies] test available to people. Because right now, they’re not […]

Why This Picture Makes My Mother Emotional

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Esi Akyere Mali Snodgrass When I was in the 4th grade and attended Roosevelt Elementary School in Iowa City, Iowa we had a school-wide science project called ‘Operation Egg Drop’. The challenge was to have each class pull together their best ‘engineers’ to […]