I have Type 1 diabetes. I love to write. I’m happy when I am helping others. I speak up when it’s important. I have a passion for sharing knowledge and learning new technology. I was BORN to BLOG!
— Joanne Laufer Milo, The Savvy Diabetic
This is just informational ... no advocacy or politics ... just information, FYI. When you have health needs due to a chronic condition like type 1 diabetes (T1D), having health insurance is critical in helping you manage and treat your condition. This toolkit...read more
Savvy Updates, 16 December 2017: Dexcom Submits G6, Melt Fat Cells, Semma Tech, Stem Cells for Foot Ulcers, New Blood Glucose Device without Pricks, Lilly Pump, Vaping Insulin?
7 Diabetes Technology Updates for 2018 was published on ASweetLife by Christopher Snider of Tidepool, 8 December 2017. Here’s a glimpse at some of the companies and movements that I am going to pay close attention to next year as diabetes technology looks to take...read more
It's been almost 4 months since I've decided to eat a more plant-based, vegan (mostly) lifestyle ... and so far, so good! I've lost about 3 pounds (my husband who I'd describe as "vegan-ish", has lost over 15 pounds!). Both of us feel the reduction in aches and...read more
According to www.HomeRemediesForLife.com, on 21 November 2017, The Savvy Diabetic was rated in the Top 30 Type 1 Diabetes Blogs to follow in 2017 ... actually #13! Very exciting! 13. The Savvy Diabetic The title of this blog, describes it’s blogger to the...read more
www.Israel21c.org is an interesting website that tracks technology advances ... and on November 14, 2017, World Diabetes Day, this was their post, touching on oral insulin capsules to non-invasive glucose monitors, written by Abigail Klein Leichman. Here are some...read more
As reported in the Gabe Mirkin eZine, 26 November, 2017, researchers from Denmark performed a detailed survey of studies published between 2005 and 2015 on the associations between egg consumption, cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes (European Journal of...read more
If you live with Type 1 diabetes, you have your Story of DLife! If you'd live to share your life story, thoughts, feelings, triumphs and challenges, skill sets and tricks/tips, wisdom or search for wisdom, even humor and/or laughter, we are all ears (and pumps,...read more
There are way more than 10 reasons! But these are darn good. After almost 53 years of living with Type 1 diabetes, I've been feeling a little bit cranky that there is still no cure for this devastating disease. Don't get me wrong ... I do live in gratitude. There...read more
Another reason to be cautious at night! Daytime injuries heal twice as fast as wounds sustained at night, as reported by Andy Cohglan in New Scientist, 8 November 2017, from a study published in Science Translational Medicine (DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aal2774). If...read more
Fiasp® (Faster-acting Insulin ASParte) is a new formulation of NovoLog®, in which the addition of niacinamide (vitamin B3) helps to increase the speed of the initial insulin absorption, resulting in an onset of appearance in the blood in approximately 2.5 minutes. ...read more