The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide is a collection of tips, tools, and techniques, borne out of experiences and mistakes and lots of “on-the-job” learning. After 43 years as a Type 1 diabetic, I had successfully and deliberately avoided hospitals. I was suddenly confronted with my worst fears: an emergency appendectomy 3000 miles away from my home. I was terrified of losing the control of my diabetes which I had worked so hard to maintain. And I was woefully unprepared. Wow, did I learn!

Five years later and several more hospitalizations and doctors’ appointments, as well as many experiences with travel and just life, I just want to share what I have learned. I hope my insights and experiences will help you to:

  • Live well and in balance with diabetes
  • Survive the medical system as a person with diabetes
  • Feel validated in your feelings about this disease
  • Have more tools to help support someone you love who has diabetes
  • Smile and even laugh about your own experiences

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Health Organizer - All About You for the Savvy Patient

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    1 Organizer:
    $15.00 plus $5 s&h
    2 Organizers:
    $14.00 each plus $7 s&h
    3-5 Organizers:
    $13.00 each plus $14 s&h

    10% of the net proceeds will be donated to JDRF, Improving Lives, Curing Type 1 Diabetes, UCI Diabetes Research and Treatment Center and InsulinPumpers.org.


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Healthcare Organizer ~ All About You for the Savvy Patient is a well-planned organizer for you to keep and track all your medical information, including:

  • Contact information
  • Insurance and Driver’s License
  • Doctors and other Healthcare Providers
  • Your Medications
  • Your Medical History
  • Your Medical Reports, Labs, X-rays, etc.
  • Plus blank sheets to help you prepare for a doctor’s visit and record questions and answers

Shooting Stars Apparel

Beautiful and Award-Winning Shooting Stars Walk to Cure Diabetes 2016: t-shirts, baseball caps, and visors. Show your support for Diabetes Research and your love of Chocolate.
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Shooting Stars - T-Shirt

  • Shooting Stars T-Shirt
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    10% of the net proceeds will be donated to JDRF, Improving Lives, Curing Type 1 Diabetes, UCI Diabetes Research and Treatment Center and InsulinPumpers.org.


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Beautiful, award-winning Shooting Stars 2016 Walk to Cure Diabetes Unisex T-shirts. All proceeds will be donated to JDRF. Show your support for diabetes research and your LOVE of CHOCOLATE!
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Shooting Stars - Ball Cap Hat

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    10% of the net proceeds will be donated to JDRF, Improving Lives, Curing Type 1 Diabetes, UCI Diabetes Research and Treatment Center and InsulinPumpers.org.



PERFECT cap to shield you from sun and wind while supporting diabetes research and showing your love of chocolate!
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Shooting Stars - Visor Hat

  • Shooting Stars Visor
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    10% of the net proceeds will be donated to JDRF, Improving Lives, Curing Type 1 Diabetes, UCI Diabetes Research and Treatment Center and InsulinPumpers.org.



Another BEAUTIFUL creation for the Shooting Stars 2016 Walk to Cure Diabetes … a VERY comfortable visor, guaranteed to get attention.
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