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

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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Do You Actually Download Your Data?

On the top of my wish list for new technology is the ability to download my pump and cgm data ... it has been a "Must Be" on my list.  However, when my husband asked me the last time I downloaded my pump data, I was stumped ... it had certainly been over 3 years,...

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A Reminder about Driving and BG

A Reminder about Driving and BG

Just a quick reminder about being aware of your BG before and while you are driving.  If you have a CGM, check it before you start the car.  If you are on the borderline, consider doing a finger stick to know where you are.  If you think or even feel as if you are low...

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