From Coping to Healing (and Everything in Between): An Interview With Michelle Bauer

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Makaila Heifner If you ask us, Michelle Bauer is about as badass as you can get. An Iron Man competitor, a newly published author, and one of the biggest hearts in the diabetes community, she’s the definition of a game-changer. Michelle recently sat […]

Judgement in the Online Type 1 Diabetes Community

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission.By Carter Clark When handling a disease where your choices are your lifeline, you’ll stand up for them until the ends of the Earth. This makes sense, because without confidence in life or death decisions, an even slight sense of calm will never be achieved. […]

I Thrive: Finding Her Focus

Meet Melissa Williams, a popular influencer and amateur fitness model trying to fulfill her dreams. When she looks back on her diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in 2011 she just has to laugh. Her health and fitness journey began before that fateful diagnosis, being in her early 20’s and living life to the fullest. Going […]

Bionic Boy

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission.By Abbie McClung What I see I see wireless life support. I see thousands of dollars in invasive medical devices that help my child survive a disease we did not cause, could not prevent, and cannot cure. I see an insulin pump and a continuous […]