How to Organize All Your Diabetes Supplies

Diabetes: there’s so much stuff! Overwhelmed with all the medication, devices, and supplies? You may need a little organization. A tiny home book library doesn’t have to be organized alphabetically because it’s small but your local library must use some organizational system to keep things straight, right? Well, for many with diabetes, all of the […]

Seeing the Signs and Learning to Thrive with Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Eoin Costelloe It seems like most type 1 diabetics out there have a similar start to their story: an overwhelming sense of fatigue, intense and sudden weight loss, an unquenchable thirst, and extraordinarily frequent trips to the bathroom… The start of their new life. […]

Interview with Type 1 Musician Austin James

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Makaila Heifner Austin James is a FreeStyle Libre Ambassador and this content was made possible with support from Abbott Diabetes Care. Austin James is a multi-instrumentalist from Hartford, Connecticut whose music blends folk, rock, and soul to create a new genre-bending sound. He […]

Feeling Helpless? Here’s What You Can Do

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team Feeling helpless in the midst of COVID-19? You’re not alone. There’s a lot we still don’t know about the virus and the situation is changing by the hour. One important thing to think about is separating what you […]

Mental Health and Coping with Coronavirus

By Mark Heyman I would be willing to bet that you have been feeling more anxious than usual over the past couple of weeks. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by all the news and with all changes we’ve had to make to our daily lives because of the current coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). When you throw […]

How Type 1 Diabetes Brought My Father and I Closer Together

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Samuel Frank Lifelong Reality I have no memories of my father without diabetes. My father was diagnosed with type 1 in 1989 when I was 3 years old. Diabetes and Papa Frank were always hand in hand, one and the same. As a […]