From Coping to Healing (And Everything in Between) — An Interview with Michelle Bauer

Written by: Makaila Heifner If you ask us, Michelle Bauer is about as badass as you can get. An Iron Man competitor, a newly published author, and one of the biggest hearts in the diabetes community, she’s the definition of a game-changer. Michelle recently sat down with Beyond Type 1 to talk more about her […]

“Jesse Was Here (More Lasagna, Please): Feeding the Soul of a Grieving Mother” Book Review

WRITTEN BY: Todd Boudreaux I met Michelle Bauer in the fall of 2018 shortly after I began working at Beyond Type 1. I still remember our first phone conversation when she told me, “Go ahead and ask me anything you want, Todd – I don’t believe in avoiding the tough questions.” We were discussing Jesse […]

Empty Heart; Empty Closets – Their Belongings

The smell of dirty socks. Once something you complained about, asking your son to pick them up, get them to the laundry chute and maybe, just maybe learn to wash them. The used test strips. Littered throughout every room of the house, on the kitchen floor, found in suitcases and garages. Everywhere a sign of […]

About Us

Jesse Was Here — a program of Beyond Type 1 — provides resources, support and tools for those navigating life after a Type 1 death. Here you will find: Resources for the early days, weeks and month — from planning a service or creating a memorial fund to thoughtfully removing your loved one from social media or explaining Type 1 to […]

What is Type 1 Diabetes and Why Are People Dying from It?

If your loved one or someone you know has passed away from Type 1 diabetes, it may have come as a shock to you. The majority of people who get Type 1 diabetes, don’t have a history of diabetes in their family and typically aren’t looking for it. It is important to understand what is […]

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Introducing Jesse Was Here – A Letter to the Type 1 Community

It is with great pride that we announce a very special Beyond Type 1 program today – Jesse Was Here. Supporting those navigating life after a Type 1 death, this unique program expands our efforts to a community often invisible, and cements our commitment to addressing all aspects of this disease, even the most challenging. […]

Losing Will Hauver

In late January I had heard from a few of his teammate’s parents that the flu was starting to circulate through the campus. I told Will to stay away from these kids, to get sleep and take vitamins — to take precautions to avoid getting the flu. He texted me Friday telling me not to […]

Introducing Jesse Was Here

Supporting those navigating life after a Type 1 death, Jesse Was Here, a unique program of Beyond Type 1, expands our efforts to a community often invisible and cements our commitment to addressing all aspects of this disease, even the most challenging. Jesse Was Here was inspired by Michelle Bauer’s (Alswager) experience after her son […]

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