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
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...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...read more
Build your own T1D Footprint: T1D Footprintread more
For National Diabetes Awareness Month ... please feel free to share!!! https://youtu.be/tg1v9I8kUcsread more
DON'T DO IT! Really!!!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...read more
Yup, that's right! This is my 23rd year of raising awareness and money for research to CURE DIABETES! It's TIME FOR THE CURE!!! Here's the scoop ... and I'd love your support please!!! We need to end this 24/7, horrific disease!!! 23th Annual...read more
Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Will Be Available to Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes in Early 2019, reported by Dexcom, 18 October 2018. Woohoo, great news! DexCom, a leader in continuous glucose monitoring, announced today the new Dexcom G6...read more