Makaila Heifner, Staff Writer
Makaila was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 16 months old. Before joining the Beyond Type 1 team in 2019, she worked at several diabetes camps, including Camp Leo and DYF. Makaila earned her BA in Global Studies and a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. When she isn’t writing and editing articles, Makaila is a fan of soup, public radio, and live music. Check her out on Instagram: @makailaheifner.