Founded in February 2015 — by Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas, Sam Talbot and Sarah Lucas — Beyond Type 1 creates and funds a portfolio of programs, technologies and innovations that those living with Type 1 diabetes need to manage, live and thrive. Our goal is to highlight the brilliance of those fighting this disease every day while always working toward ensuring a cure is on its way.

By establishing a supportive community via powerful social media people are connected on a global scale in a new way. Our Instagram campaign “Living Beyond,” showcases the age, range and variance of those living their best life with T1D, and our website and social media platforms provide education and support.

High profile collaborations and carefully curated special events will provide education and awareness, affording a greater capacity for strategic fundraising. Because our Founders + Founding Friends pay all operational and fundraising expenses, 100% of every dollar raised directly supports the most promising global efforts and programs working to educate, advocate and cure type 1 diabetes.

We aim to be provocative, inclusive and disruptive: putting a face on this disease, clearing up misunderstandings about who is affected by T1D and eradicating the stigma that comes from living with a chronic disease. We recognize there is a different narrative to be told: that of a strong empowered community living a powerful life beyond the diagnosis. We also recognize a future free of T1D is possible and we are here to make certain that future materializes. We are here to disrupt diabetes.

Visit our website, beyondtype1.org


When you make a donation to Beyond Type 1 you are investing in a better life for people living with Type 1 diabetes. Your gift has an instant and immediate impact – providing funding for a wide range of meticulously selected programs focused on education and advocacy and the most promising efforts to cure Type 1.

Our Leadership + Founding Friends cover 100% of our operational costs allowing 100% of every dollar you donate to have a powerful and direct impact.

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