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
Can Stress Cause Diabetes? was published by dLife.com, 2 July 2018. Do you know the answer? I once told a doctor that my T1 diabetes was diagnosed at age 11 just 2 months after a very stressful time when my dad was very ill and near death. This...read more
Well, I took a few weeks off from updates ... but the world and the news didn't stop! Here are some highlights about foods and eating. The Vegan Boom and My Month on an Animal-Free Diet The Vegan Boom and My Month on an Animal-Free Diet No, thank you! You...read more
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 laughter!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...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