There’s a New Test for Pancreatic Cancer — Here’s Why It Matters for Type 2 Diabetes

Pancreatic cancer is commonly considered the deadliest of all cancers — a mere 11% of adults are still living five years after diagnosis. One big reason is that pancreatic cancer is so difficult to detect. Early symptoms are subtle or nonexistent, and it is impractical to screen widely for the disease because the tests required … Read more

Lessons Learned From Hiding My Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ansley Smith I’m sure you’ve heard the Oscar Wilde quote, “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” The message of the quote is very straightforward, and it’s an easy idea to support. Sure, you want to be yourself. Being unique is great. Be … Read more

The FDA Approves Tzield, the Only Drug That Delays Type 1 Diabetes

Fantastic news: Last week, the US FDA officially approved teplizumab-mzwv (Tzield), the only drug that has been demonstrated to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Daily has been eagerly following Tzield for years, and last year, we supported a letter-writing campaign to the FDA in the new drug’s support. “Tzield” is the new … Read more

Big news: Finally a drug to delay getting type 1 diabetes

I took this off TCOYD’s website: The FDA just approved the first-ever disease-modifying therapy for type 1 diabetes! It is called Tzield (teplizumab) and is indicated to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes in adults and pediatric patients aged 8 years and older who are at high risk of getting type 1. The average … Read more

How We Sent Our Son With Type 1 Diabetes 6,000 Miles Away

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Stacey Simms I still can’t believe we did this. In 2021, our 16-year-old son Benny spent a month overseas in Israel with a non-diabetes camp program. This kind of independence doesn’t happen overnight. Benny was diagnosed with type 1 back in 2006, just … Read more

Insulin is Not a Cure: What You Need to Know About Type 1 Diabetes

If you’ve never lived with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you might wonder what all the fuss is about. With fancy insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors that talk to your smartphone, this disease must be manageable by now — right? Not quite. In reality — despite the many advancements in technology and insulin — managing … Read more

Life With Type 1

By Gavin Volden Hi, my name is Gavin and I am 11 years old. I have lived with type 1 diabetes for seven years. Living with type 1 diabetes is very hard because no one understands what it’s like. Living with type 1 diabetes is hard because you have to get insulin and it makes … Read more