The Power of the Diabetes Online Community

By Nate Allman Daily management of the beast that is type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be challenging, at best, on a good day. I am 29 years old and was diagnosed at age 12. Thankfully, I had a good support system in place. My mom, a nurse, and my dad, who worked as an EMS/Firefighter, […]

Beyond Type 1: Changing What It Means to Live with Type 1 Diabetes

Learn about the mission and diabetes advocacy efforts of Beyond Type 1. Check out this summary to learn more about who they are, what they do, and more. Source: diabetesdaily.com

Letter from the Editor: Peer Mentorship Program

As followers of our page, you know that Diabetes Daily is a place for people to learn about diabetes management and connect with their peer community. Not only to just survive from day to day but also, as one of our core values states, to thrive. As a small company of people touched by diabetes, […]

Diabetes Support Barriers

This content originally appeared on Blood Sugar Trampoline. Republished with permission. A couple of months ago, I was chatting with Laura, from DiabeticMe-T1, over Skype about our experience in our respective diabetes support groups. (Laura’s group is in Portlaoise, details here). Read more about Laura here. Laura mentioned that in chatting to someone whom she […]

I Thrive: Running Towards Health

Meet Brian Hoadley. A 38-year-old normal guy from the UK working as an operations manager for an office furniture supply company. Enjoying life and living as most of us do, spending time with friends and family and his wife, when out of the blue, Brian was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2014 at the […]

New Year, New Source of Peer Support

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.It’s about that time of year when we start reminiscing on the year behind us and planning resolutions for the year ahead. Finding ways to be healthier and improve diabetes management is usually at the top of everyone’s list. Sometimes the best […]