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
Thank you all for being such loyal and enthusiastic readers of my blog. I wish you and yours a joyful and loving Thanksgiving holiday ... with lots of hugs and...read more
Once again, compliments of JDRF, here's the Holiday Edition of The Hidden Carbs Quiz! Type 1 diabetes isn’t a reason to go cold turkey on all of your favorite foods. Test your carbohydrate comprehension and prepare for all the food you’ll gobble up this holiday...read more
Savvy Updates, 11/19/18: On Feet, Inhaled Insulin, DiabeLoop, Senseonics Eversense, Quest, BG Control and Brain Health, Capillary Biomedical, AND LLAMAS!
All about FEET: Autonomous_ID and USC Team Share 2018 Global Type 1 #Diabetes Innovation Award with Tech Designed to Prevent Amputations.BioSole is the new technology to monitor the pressures of your foot. Autonomous_ID, a Canadian-American tech company and clinician...read more
Savvy Updates, 11/12/18: Prevalence of Diabetes, Novo & Flex, Metformin and T1, New T1d Drug, Machine Learning, Insulin Trigger
Estimated Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States was reported on EndocrinologyAdvisor.com, 24 September, 2018 ... and the numbers are staggering! The prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is 0.5 and 8.5 percent, respectively, among U.S. adults, according to a...read more
Looking forward to the day when a "diabetes event" is just a small gathering of people who get together to talk about what it was like back in the day when they used to have it before the cure was discovered. That's my November Diabetes Awareness Month wish! ~...read more
Awwww, I am disappointed! According to the order department of Dexcom this afternoon, Dexcom will not be shipping the G6 orders until April 2019 or later, as they must "build up their inventory." No new rx is needed. And there is no waiting list you can access. ...read more
Build your own T1D Footprint: T1D...read more
For National Diabetes Awareness Month ... please feel free to share!!! https://youtu.be/tg1v9I8kUcsread more
DON'T DO IT! ...read more
The Pros and Cons of Monk Fruit Sweetener ... never heard of it ... was published by Julie Workman on ASweetLife.org, October 2018. Gaining popularity in recent years for its use as a no-calorie sweetener, monk fruit is a small, green melon-looking gourd. This little...read more