The ADA x BT1 Collab


About the ADA x Beyond Type 1 Collab

This partnership will feature combined resources, strategies and tactics to better serve people living with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and prediabetes.

The ADA x BT1 Collab is founded on a shared vision that both organizations are more impactful by working together and playing to their unique strengths.

Much of the work of the Collab will focus on bringing the most important and up-to-date medical and research information directly to people living with diabetes.

Read the official announcement of the ADA x BT1 Collab HERE or in Spanish HERE.

Imagine Spotlights

Every year, the American Diabetes Association’s summer camps give thousands of children the opportunity to make life-changing connections with other kids with type 1 diabetes.

Imagine Camp included a weekly speaker series that took place all throughout summer and was co-produced by the ADA and Beyond Type 1 and hosted by Rob Howe. The series, “Imagine Spotlights,” featured conversations with impressive individuals living with diabetes, serving as a weekly dose of inspiration and fun experience for campers and their families at home. Watch this powerful collection of interviews here.

ADA Scientific Sessions

Each year, the biggest diabetes conference—American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions—takes place. Over the course of five days, this annual meeting brings together researchers, healthcare providers, diabetes technology companies and many more from around the globe.

During these five days, there are more than 1,400 original research presentations and over 180 sessions on the latest advancements in research, treatment and care for people with diabetes. The Beyond Type 1 team attends the conference both in person and virtually, providing detailed coverage on dozens of topics and live-updates on Twitter.

American Diabetes Association’s 81st Annual Scientific Sessions: #ADA2021

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Breaking News from ADA 2021

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American Diabetes Association’s 82nd Annual Scientific Sessions: #ADA2022

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Read more breaking news at Beyond Type 1.

Research from ADA 2021

The Role of Pharmacists in Diabetes Care

Pharmacists do more than just dispense prescriptions, they can actually help you manage Type 2 diabetes.MORE
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Research on Pancreas Transplants in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Pancreas transplants are not an easy solution to type 1 or type 2 diabetes, but for some, they may be life-saving.MORE

How Type 2 Diabetes Impacts Children vs. Adults

Think Type 2 diabetes progresses the same in adults and children? Turns out, children aren't little adults according to researchers.MORE
Depression in people with type 2 diabetes

Depression in People with Type 2 Diabetes: Prevalence + Treatment Strategies

Research on the relationship between type 2 diabetes and depression highlighting the true burden of daily management.MORE

Read more research coverage at Beyond Type 1 and Beyond Type 2.

Diabetes Eye Health

Diabetes is the leading cause of vision loss in adults—but it can be prevented and treated! Learn everything you need to know about how diabetes can impact your eyes, and what you can do to keep them healthy with our comprehensive diabetes eye health resource.

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Why You Should Schedule Your Annual Diabetes Eye Exam

Your annual diabetes eye exam is the best way to protect your vision from diabetes-related eye complications.MORE
annual diabetes eye exam

What to Expect at Your Annual Diabetes Eye Exam

Painless and non-invasive, your annual diabetes eye exam will be looking for signs of these five eye conditions...MORE

What’s the Difference: Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist vs. Optician

Regular appointments with eye specialists are the best way to protect your eyes and your vision from diabetes complications.MORE
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What does 20/20 vision mean?

The vision test you’ve probably been doing since you were 3 years old is called “visual acuity testing” and it determines whether your vision is 20/20 or something else.MORE

Protecting Your Eyes as a Person of Color with Diabetes

Dr. Kristen Nwanyanwu is working to improve eye care and diabetes education provided to people of color with diabetes.MORE
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Can People with Diabetes Get LASIK Eye Surgery?

Have you heard rumors that you can’t get LASIK while living with diabetes? SPOILER: They’re not true! Learn more about getting LASIK...MORE

Read more at our eye health resource, Diabetes and Eye Health.

“Collab Conversations” with ADA Experts

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, this video interview series offers expert guidance on topics including insulin resistance, your A1c results, diabetes remission, diabetes complications, lifestyle habits and more.

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Why does my body need insulin?

Without enough insulin the body feels as if it's starving, even though the sugar levels in your blood could be extremely high.MORE
checking blood sugar

Why do I need to check my blood sugar if my A1C is fine?

Your A1c result only offers you a glimpse into where your blood sugars have been over the past 3 months, but daily blood sugar checks can tell you much more...MORE
diabetes complications

What are diabetes complications and what causes them?

For many people, diabetes complications develop as a result of persistently high blood glucose, high blood sugar.MORE
discussing diabetes remission with doctor

What is diabetes remission?

What is the official definition of diabetes remission? We finally have a clear definition of "diabetes remission" and how it differs from "cure" and "reversal". MORE

Learn more about type 2 diabetes with our Collab Conversations interview series.

Read the official announcement of the ADA x BT1 Collab HERE or in Spanish HERE.