Diabetes and Travel

Written by Fiona Scott. Travelling to far away places, learning about new cultures, or relaxing in an exotic location are things many of us dream about, and for those of us who are lucky enough to do it, the key to a great vacation is planning. Travelling with type 1 diabetes involves a little more…

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Diabetes and Travel Preparation

In this minisode, we spoke to one of our own, Fi, and her dad, Kevin, about preparing for travel with diabetes. Check out the minisode to hear about the off-road adventures Kevin took his family out on even after Fi’s diabetes diagnosis and how they prepared for their trips! 

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An (Almost!) Adult’s Life with Diabetes – by Nicole Reed

Nicole joined us for her second Beta Change Minisode in early August. Check it out if you haven’t already! Below, Nicole outlines a few important themes when it comes to “adulting” with diabetes in college. Step ForwardDuring the fall of my freshman year in 2016, I established the NYU Chapter of the College Diabetes Network to foster,…

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Diabetes Camp

For people with diabetes, diabetes camps hold a special place in our hearts. If you need proof, check out our Global Postcard video! Members of the Beta Change team recently talked about what camp means to us.  As Steph so eloquently put it, “camp is a magical playground that encourage and empowers all those involved.”…

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Creating Superheroes – by Carrie Hetherington

We first heard from Carrie talking about her first book for children with type 1 diabetes. Now she’s back with a second book and here Carrie gives us a sneak peek with what to expect and how she is giving back to the diabetes community with the proceeds of her book. I have type 1 diabetes,…

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Adventuring with Bike Beyond!

Cassidy Robinson is a woman of adventure! She recently completed Bike Beyond and shared her journey with us in a three part series (check them out here: part 1, part 2 and part 3). But not only has she cycled across America, she has also driven across the country! Now she joins us to discuss all things adventure and…

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World Health Day: Universal Health Coverage – by Elizabeth Rowley

7th April marks World Health Day and this year, the focus is on Universal Health Coverage. Elizabeth Rowley, founder and director of T1International talks about why the universal health coverage movement is important for people living with type 1 diabetes. Universal Health Coverage Day, marked annually on 12 December, is the rallying point for the…

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