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
Well, this is interesting. Medicare Coverage Class Action Filed Against Health and Human Services Secretary on Behalf of Diabetes Patients Lowenstein Sandler and Parrish Law Offices filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia...read more
Savvy Eating: Spirulina, Artificial Sweeteners, Whole Grains, Keto Diet, Protein Sweeteners, Squash w/ Turmeric
Let's talk about food! Adding spirulina to falafel could yield the next superfood was reported by Naama Barak on Israel21C.org, 6 January 2019. Israeli students find a blue-and-white way to help introduce protein-rich algae into daily diets. With the world’s...read more
Savvy News 1/14/19: Eversense User, Glucagon, Trina Guilty, Novo Innovation Winners, DPP-4 Side Effects
A First Experience with the New Eversense Implantable CGM is a GREAT review by Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine.com on her experiences and impressions of the new Senseonics Eversense CGM! She addresses almost everything you'd like to know, with pictures too! ...read more
Happy New Year, oh Savvy Ones! Let's start the year off with some great book recommendations. Tested: How Top Achievers with Diabetes Have Succeeded by Tim Hoy ... an insightful book showing us how some very successful T1s have approached their own diabetes journey to...read more
Savvy Updates, 12/24/2018: Beta Bionics Wins, Microbiome in Finland, Kaleido Patch Pump, Lilly/Sigilon Encapsulation,
Beta Bionics Wins Readers' Choice for Medtech Company of the Year was reported by Omar Ford on MDDIOnline.com, 20 December 2018. Beta Bionics has been named medtech company of the year. Nearly 44% of MD+DI readers participating in a special poll voted for the Boston,...read more
Savvy on Food, 12/19/2018: Breakfast? Nutrition & Your Doctor, Allergic to Meat? Inflammatory Foods, COFFEE!
When You Should Eat Breakfast — and When You Can Probably Skip It ... the age-old question, is discussed by Julissa Trevino in the Health Section of Popular Science, 3 September 2018. It's complicated! Though research on the impact of breakfast has focused...read more
Savvy Updates, 12/17/2018: 2018 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit news, G6 Accuracy, Verily Sensor Lens, Medtronic Malfunctions, Eversense CGM, Islet Production, SGLT2 & Amputation,
Exciting Tech Updates from 2018 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit was discussed by Jimmy McDermott and Brian Levine on diaTribe.org, 19 November 2018 ... lots of interesting highlights! Dance Biopharm’s Inhaled Insulin and Connected Inhaler was presented, "as "pure,"...read more
Can Stress Cause Diabetes? was published by dLife.com, 2 July 2018. Do you know the answer? I once told a doctor that my T1 diabetes was diagnosed at age 11 just 2 months after a very stressful time when my dad was very ill and near death. This...read more
Well, I took a few weeks off from updates ... but the world and the news didn't stop! Here are some highlights about foods and eating. The Vegan Boom and My Month on an Animal-Free Diet The Vegan Boom and My Month on an Animal-Free Diet No, thank you! You...read more