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
Here's what's new on foods and eating for the T1 in the "know!" Antioxidants in Grapes and Avocados is a good read by Kathleen Hoffman on Medivizor.com, 30 May 2018. Research has been connecting the dots between chronic conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular...read more
Help expand Bigfoot’s knowledge base on insulin-requiring diabetes by taking this 5 minute survey.read more
Peanut Butter: pea·nut but·ter;ˈpēnət ˌbədər/ noun: a paste of ground roasted peanuts, usually eaten spread on bread. Known as a staple throughout the world ... here are some translations! siagi ya karanga (Swahili) beurre d'arachide (French) pähklivõi (Estonian)...read more
In a landmark policy decision, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised its CGM coverage policy to allow Medicare beneficiaries use of smartphone apps along with their covered therapeutic CGMs. Huge kudos to the many orgs such as ADA, AACE,...read more
Savvy Update 6.9.2018: Adhesives, Closed Loop Systems are Coming, SGLT Inhibitors for T1, Where are the Endos?
7 Adhesives to Keep Your Diabetes Devices Stuck This Summer is a great review of tapes, sticky stuff and other adhesives for diabetes devices by Kerri Sparling on ASweetLife.org, June 2018. Summer is coming, and with the sunshine and hot days come sweat, sand, and...read more
Diabetes is big business! Here's some of what's happening around us. AstraZeneca pressures fellow pharmas with vow to reveal doctor payments worldwide, according to Angus Liu on FiercePharma.com, 4 June 2018. Big Pharmas’ payments to doctors raise concerns about...read more
Insulet’s Omnipod® DASH™ Insulin Management System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance DASH System Features Sleek, Color Touch-Screen Handheld Personal Diabetes Manager, Bluetooth-Enabled, Waterproof1, Tubeless Pump Suite of User-Friendly Mobile Applications No-Cost...read more
RE·SIL·IENCE rəˈzilyəns/, noun the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. "the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions" the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. "nylon is excellent in...read more
Here are some cool news items ... enjoy! Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’, as reported by Carl Zimmer in the Science section of The New York Times, 21 May 2018. Woooo, this is fascinating! Over the course of decades, it has become clear...read more