The BIONIC PANCREAS: a test drive …

Kelly Close, editor-in-chief of diatribe, writes, in the June issue of diatribe about her experiences on a 5-day trial on the bionic pancreas:   I’m now exactly eleven days out of the five-day Boston University/Massachusetts General Hospital bionic pancreas1...
We Recommend This Book: Cheating Destiny

We Recommend This Book: Cheating Destiny

Cheating Destiny:  Living with Diabetes by James S. Hirsch In Cheating Destiny, the best-selling author James S. Hirsch offers an incisive, sometimes surprising portrait of diabetes in America. Hirsch is intimately familiar with the disease: he has lived with type 1...
Root Cause of Diabetes?

Root Cause of Diabetes?

Boston Children’s Hospital Finds Root Cause of Diabetes They say that with just a little more study, they could possibly cure type 1 diabetes. By Melissa Malamut | Hub Health | June 13, 2013 4:31 pm Boston Children’s Hospital could be on the verge of curing type 1...
Turning Diabetes Over to the Bionic Pancreas

Turning Diabetes Over to the Bionic Pancreas

‎Tuesday, ‎April ‎23, ‎2013, ‏‎8:22:13 AM | Riva Greenberg I considered titling this “Anna Floreen Was Diabetes-Free for 5 Days,” because she was and now she’s not. And I’m curious what that transition has been like — picking up your...

Petition to Standardize TSA screenings for diabetics

we petition the obama administration to: Standardize TSA screenings for diabetic persons using wearable self-monitoring medical equipment We petition the White House and Congress to mandate that employees of the Transportation Safety Administration be educated about...

How Exercise Prevents and Treats Diabetes

A ground-breaking article from The Netherlands shows that lack of exercise is probably the most common cause of cell damage in diabetics today (Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  April, 2013).  A high rise in blood sugar after meals, is a major cause of the...

Welcome to The Savvy Diabetic!

My very first post … WELCOME! I hope you will find this to be a fun and interesting and helpful place to visit.  I plan to share as much news as I can find on research and new technologies, offer guest bloggers, post interesting thoughts and questions to ponder,...
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