Know the Warning Signs: The Hannah Hurlbut Story

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Makaila Heifner Hannah Hurlbut’s favorite color was teal/turqoise. She would’ve told you it was blue, but her mom, Ashley Weston, would clarify that it was teal/turqoise. She loved music and arts and crafts. And like many other 12-year-olds, she wasn’t the tidiest but when […]

Imagine Spotlights: Community Manager Tiana Cooks Talks T1D + Pageantry

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Imagine Spotlights is a weekly video series produced as part of ADA’s virtual Imagine Camps for kids and teens. Hosted by Rob Howe, this series features conversations with inspirational individuals affected by diabetes and offers a fun learning experience for campers and […]

Unusual Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms Not to Ignore

Approximately 463 million people globally are living with type 2 diabetes and by 2045, this is supposed to rise to 700 million. Type 2 diabetes is largely caused by insulin resistance (IR) while the cause of IR can range from any number of genetic deficiencies to environmental causes. It’s important to look at both of […]

Diabetes Cheatsheet for Family and Friends

This content originally appeared on Blood Sugar Trampoline. Republished with permission. Do you struggle to explain your type 1 diabetes to your friends and family? Or maybe you are just tired of explaining it again and again, and again? Here is a quick rundown of some of the basics that you can share with your […]