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  • Kiera

    I was diagnosed at the age of 20. Even though type one does run in my family, I was initially prescribed anxiety medication to treat my symptoms. I thought I was anxious about who knows what, but in reality I was suffering from hypoglycemia. Once I was finally correctly diagnosed I quickly learned that life would be forever different. In the past 7 years I have successfully managed my diabetes…

  • Betsy

    I’ve been T1 for almost 52 years. I’ve lived it all and done it all in the D world. I’m also a parent of an amazing Type 1 woman. Now I run a non-profit organization dedicated to optimal health and options that are both effective and outside of the status quo box while doing no harm. My organization is dedicated to better outcomes, better quality of life, and optimal health…

  • Charlotte

    I’m a level 4 Personal Trainer and I specialize in working with individuals with both type 1 and type 2 Diabetes. I’m type 1 myself and after experiencing the massive benefits that both strength training and CV exercise can have on blood sugar control I decided to become a PT to be able to help others. I now run my own PT business called Sweet Fitness alongside my full time…

  • Beth

    I’m an 18 year old from Auckland, New Zealand! I was diagnosed at the age of 13 on Christmas Day. I was sick and we put it down to just over eating, Little did I know that the very same night I was rushed to hospital with ketoacidosis. I enjoyed playing sports all the way through school and when I was diagnosed I was told I might not be able…

  • The Faces of Diabetes – Kickstarter Officially Launched!!!!

    We are in the middle of a Kickstarter to help finish the funding we need for TFoD book! Please check out the page, see what it’s all about, and grab some very unique rewards while they’re still available!¬†http://kck.st/2f9Mzu5

  • Peer Diabetes Mentoring Summit

    My good friend Daniele Hargenrader has put together an online diabetes mentoring summit featuring some of the most rad people thriving with diabetes! The summit is coming up in the first week of November and I’ll be a part of day 3! THIS IS A FREE EVENT! FREEEEEEE! There are also give aways! Just sign up and see some great people talking about their stories and what their organizations are…

  • Jeeps 4 Diabetes

    Come out to Filet and Vine on Saturday, October 1 to our first ever Jeeps 4 Diabetes! Jeeps 4 Diabetes is our first ever Jeep competition in Montgomery, AL. Each Jeep is $30 to enter and there will be a first, second, and third place. We also have raffle tickets to sell for $5 where you can win two Yeti thermos’ and a Yeti cooler and a ton of other…

  • Beyond Type 1 App

    Diabetes apps…DIABETES APPS!!! There are a PLETHORA of diabetes apps available to help us in our every day lives, but as a diabetic myself I find about 90% of these absolutely useless for connecting people or just not well designed. Aren’t you tired of combing through the diabetes hashtag looking through food, and pieces of cake just to try and search for someone you hope to connect with? The Beyond…

  • DLife

    Want to learn more about #diabetes? Go to dLife.com, the number-one community network and resource for people living with diabetes, their caregivers, and healthcare providers. With a diverse library of FREE diabetes resources, including live webinars, eNewsletters, diabetes-friendly recipes, and episodes from national television series dLifeTV, dLife aims to help people manage their diabetes without bore. And what could be better than that?

  • Chloe

    What is the weirdest question you’ve been asked about your diabetes, and how did you respond? Somebody asked me if I got diabetes because I ate too many cupcakes… I simply responded by asking if I looked like I ate too many cupcakes. I am 13 and only weigh 70 pounds… so no I didn’t get diabetes by eating cupcakes, I got diabetes because I was born with it. Would…