Diabetes Stories – Vote for “Previously Healthy”

by | Apr 17, 2019 | Education, Stories | 0 comments

I am sharing this post “Previously Healthy” with permission from Beyond Type 1.   Please read this poignant story and vote for this amazing cause. Because you see people like me thriving daily, you forget that diabetes is a killer disease.  We can never let our guard down.   Please share this story and Vote!

We’re honored to see ‘Previously Healthy’ – the story of a Type 1 diabetes misdiagnosis and tragic death of a child – up against work from the best editorial teams in the world. How impactful would it be if this project WON?Help us make this an opportunity to spread awareness of Type 1 diabetes and its warning signs.

Too often, Type 1 diabetes is misunderstood or underrepresented. With your help, let’s make this a moment to put Type 1 diabetes in the spotlight.

We need your vote to win this! Beyond Type 1’s longform editorial project ‘Previously Healthy‘ is nominated for a Webby Award for Best Writing(Editorial), up against work from The New Yorker, the BBC, the Intercept and the Guardian. 

We’re in THIRD place right now in the People’s Voice Award – but it’s close. Voting is open until this Thursday, April 18 & we need your help now. Step 1: Vote. Step 2: Share far and wide asking your friends to vote, too.


SHARING MADE EASY: Forward this e-mail to your contacts. Retweet this tweet from Beyond Type 1. Share our post on your Facebook page. Or if you prefer, download these social media cards to create your own posts on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.



I shared and voted – Can you??

Thanks – it matters,




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