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

Got My Diabetes Certificate from AADE!

Got My Diabetes Certificate from AADE!

The American Association of Diabetes Educators, founded in 1973, is the leading association of diabetes educators, with more than 14,000 members in the United States. They promote and maintain continuing education for healthcare professionals working in the field of...

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One of the first insulin pumps!

One of the first insulin pumps!

Associated Press reporter Patrick Connolly, in 1986, adjusts the insulin pump he wears on his belt to keep his blood sugar near normal. The 1-pound pump delivers a squirt of insulin through a slim tube into a small needle under the skin of Connolly’s abdomen every few...

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HOT NEWS: Vaccine on the Horizon

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality By Emily Howell October 15, 2014  Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has...

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Please TURN the THING OFF!

Please TURN the THING OFF!

Yes, that’s what the man 2 seats away said to me tonight at the movies during previews! My insulin pump had just started to alarm. So I took it out of my pocket and saw that it was a site change reminder. I was just turning off the reminder when he chastised me! I was...

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