Media Requests for Insulin Affordability and Medicare


Are you comfortable in front of a camera and LOVE talking about Breakthrough T1D? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Breakthrough T1D is currently in search of individuals in the Kansas & Missouri area willing to volunteer as an ongoing Breakthrough T1D Media Representative.

Some examples of media related topics included but are not limited to:

  • Insulin Affordability
  • Medicare
  • Tzield or T1D Antibodies
  • Other media related topics

Qualifications of Breakthrough T1D Media Representative Volunteer:

  • Have type 1 diabetes OR an immediate family member with type 1 diabetes
  • Be willing to speak in front of media outlets both virtually and in person
  • Be willing to speak openly about T1D, your diagnosis (or family member’s diagnosis) and your involvement with Breakthrough T1D
  • Attend a virtual media training (date to be determined)

Please note: You do not need to be an expert on all things Breakthrough T1D! We are looking for you to share your story and personal connection to Breakthrough T1D. Additionally, a virtual media training will be hosted to provide media talking points.

If you are affected by any of the above topics and would like more information on volunteering as a Breakthrough T1D Media Representative, please reach out to Marlo Martin ( or Madison Mueller (