Existing Resources

1.

Beyond Type One

An online social media platform for Type 1 Diabetics, their families and friends to connect on. Awareness is raised, support is given, and is a friendly and easy to use platform.

2.

Diabetes Scholars

Scholarships for those who are graduating high school and have Type 1 Diabetes. Application is a single application for a wide variety of specific diabetes scholarships. 

3.

Safe Sittings

Safe Sittings is a diabetes babysitting service which provides a way to reach out to babysitters who are knowledgeable on Type 1 Diabetes and can additionally provide the diabetes care to your child.

4.

Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI) offers information on the emotional side of diabetes for parents, teens and adults. This information takes the form of booklets, pamphlets, and small etiquette cards.

5.

"The Book of Better"

A book written by a Type 1 Diabetic who shares the things which he has learned throughout the years. The author points out things that were successful, as well as those which were not. There are also a few steps included in the book that can be taken right away to help with your diabetes.

6.

"Bright Spots and Landmines"

The author of "Bright Spots and Landmines", Adam Brown shares his personal strategies in regards to food, mindset, exercise, and sleep and how those may have an effect on Type 1 Diabetes. 

7.

Diabetes Camps

Camps put together by the American Diabetes Association. Camp AZDA, located in Arizona, is a 7 day camp for those ages 8 to 16 with Type 1. The camp is staffed with medical staff and Type 1 counselors to care for the children while engaging in normal camp activities.

8.

Connected in Motion

Connected in Motion is a community of people share a vision in creating a culture and support network for diabetes self management through peer based diabetes education, sport, and outdoor adventure.

9.

Riding on Insulin 

Riding on Insulin (ROI) workds to connect those with Type 1 Diabetes by creating a diabetes community through shared experiences and action sports including ski/snowboarding, mountain biking, and shred sessions. Sessions are funded by partners, donors, and ROI teams.

10.

Tidepool 

Tidepool is a nonprofit organization that provides free software for those with Type 1 Diabetes. Tidepool's mission is to make diabetes data more accessible and actionable to individuals with Type 1 as well as to their care teams. 

11.

diaTribe 

diaTribe is a patient focused online publication which is a part of the larger diaTribe mission of improving the lives of those with diabetes. diaTribe includes a wide variety of topics related to diabetes while seeking to empower its readers. 

12.

TCOYD 

Take Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), educates and motivates those with diabetes to be more active in their condition and to be a stronger advocate for oneself. Diabetes education is provided to those with diabetes as well as healthcare providers.  

13.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has a variety of tools that may be utilized for those with Type 1 Diabetes, for their families and loved ones.

Mission Statement:

Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.

14.

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) provides support to those living with Type 1 Diabetes as their vision is for others to live free of diabetes and its burdens.

ADA Mission Statement: 

To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

15.

United Healthcare Children's Foundation

United Healthcare Children's Foundation offers grants to cover medical expenses. 

Mission Statement:

To improve children’s lives and help families gain access to the care they need through medical grants.