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Sometimes you can find me or The Savvy Diabetes in the news or out in the public … and you can read about it right here!

Two More Views of Afrezza Inhaled Insulin in the Real World
Written by Amy Tenderich | Published on May 6, 2015

I was asked to give my impressions and concerns regarding the new inhalable insulin, Afrezza, after using it for many weeks. Please feel free to ask me questions or add comments … or simply say wonderful things about my dog, Bon Bon!

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TypeOneNation on The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide
Interviewed by Gina at JDRF – TypeOneNation

This year is most exciting for me, as I’ve just published my first book called The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide, which offers tips, tools, and techniques for diabetics to “survive” the medical system, travel, family life and simply coping. The idea for the book came out of my dreaded experiences as an unprepared patient in the hospital…

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48-Year Diabetes Journey Finds Missteps, Joy

Having support team key to proper care

Milo started writing a book about living with diabetes two years ago.

Dr. Mark Daniels, a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, likened the experience to a marathon.

“Blood tests are simple,” he said. “It’s doing it every single day that’s hard.”

Published this summer, “The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide” goes into detail about how to deal with hospitals, because soon after Milo started the book, she wound up in the hospital – again.

Since then, she’s had a handful of surgeries. The experiences highlight the peril diabetics like Milo face…”

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The Orange County Register — by Nicole Shine

Wharton Magazine – Joanne Laufer Milo just published her first book.

“Joanne Laufer Milo just published her first book, The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide.

Joanne, a native New Yorker, has a B.A. in psychology and mathematics from Union College, Schenectady, NY. Her career has ranged from corporate marketing in new technologies to years teaching fitness and yoga. She currently resides in Southern California, where she shares her life with her loving husband and their two joyful pups.

Wharton Magazine

Type 1 Lifer Shares How to Be a Savvy Diabetic

“In order to survive with diabetes, we’ve all gotta have some serious coping skills and a sense of humor, no?

That’s what Joanne Laufer Milo in California says she’s learned, in training herself to be a “Savvy Diabetic” — dealing deftly with everything from hospitalizations, emergency room visits, worldwide travel, to just plain ‘ol daily ongoing blood sugar checks, insulin doses and carb counts.

Nearing her half-century mark of living with type 1, the native New Yorker just published her first book called The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide. It’s a 234-page volume that shares Joanne’s story of life with diabetes, peppered with how-to tips on everything from dealing with diagnosis to venting and coping with emergency situations.…”

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“I believe it is critical to wear a MedicAlert ID, which will speak for you when you can’t.” In the book written by Joanne [The Savvy Diabetic], she urges all readers to wear an ID tag about their conditions, especially if they are traveling away from home …”

Member Testimonial for MedicAlert Foundation

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