ARTICLES

In our Article series, we aim to share some snippets of diabetes education through the stories of others and what they're doing in their local community to make the lives of people with diabetes easier.At the start of 2019, the team decided that we will retired this section to focus on new projects. If you have new ideas or would like to help us lead this section again, please let us know!

November 20, 2018

Esperanza para Venezuela por la #VenezuelaSinInsulina 

María Inés Garriga es una ingeniero de sistemas de profesión y prestada a la educación por muchos años. Ella usa social media para interactuar con la comunidad de diabetes (#DOC) y abogar de perso...

October 16, 2018

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 diabet...

September 11, 2018

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 Forward
During the fall of my freshman...

June 18, 2018

At Beta Change, we are passionate about supporting organisations that are making a difference in the diabetes community. One such organisation we support is Insulin for Life - a not-for-profit that planted its humble roots in Australia.

To date, Insul...

May 29, 2018

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 proce...

May 29, 2018

Recently, Don Muchow aka #DonSolo from T1Determined wrote us an inspiring Global Postcard on how he manages his diabetes while on his adventures from marathons to Ironman competitions. Don's about to start a new journey with Relay Iowa and we're so e...

April 11, 2018

At Beta Change, we're constantly inspired by stories of people doing awesome things. Nete shares with us that you don't need to hold positions of responsibility to do awesome things in the diabetes community. Through DrugStars, she's found a way to g...

April 7, 2018

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 dia...

We first met the Daniela and Paula through our Minisode where they shared their insights and experiences of living with diabetes in Costa Rica. Now we will hear about why and how their awesome group, Live1tBlue came about and what they aim to achieve...

January 2, 2018

Welcome back to the final part of our Diabetes Emergency Kit series. So far, we have covered the importance of a day-to-day emergency kit in Part 1 as well as a larger kit for a natural disaster or an emergency event in Part 2. In the final part of o...

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