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
SHOT: Staying Alive with Diabetes, by Amy F. Ryan, is an intimate portrait of a young woman's sudden transition to type 1 diabetes and a life of insulin dependence. Treatment for a routine infection one Monday morning yielded, with stunning speed, to a glucose...read more
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 8:22:13 AM | Riva Greenberg I considered titling this "Anna Floreen Was Diabetes-Free for 5 Days," because she was and now she's not. And I'm curious what that transition has been like -- picking up your chronic illness again after you...read more
we petition the obama administration to: Standardize TSA screenings for diabetic persons using wearable self-monitoring medical equipment We petition the White House and Congress to mandate that employees of the Transportation Safety Administration be educated about...read more
A ground-breaking article from The Netherlands shows that lack of exercise is probably the most common cause of cell damage in diabetics today (Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. April, 2013). A high rise in blood sugar after meals, is a major cause of the...read more
A JDRF-funded study out of Switzerland has shown that a single gene called SIRT1 may be involved in the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and other autoimmune diseases. The study, "Identification of a SIRT1 Mutation in a Family with Type 1 Diabetes," was published...read more
My very first post ... WELCOME! I hope you will find this to be a fun and interesting and helpful place to visit. I plan to share as much news as I can find on research and new technologies, offer guest bloggers, post interesting thoughts and questions to ponder, and...read more