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

BEEP BEEP BEEP, a mystery solved!

BEEP BEEP BEEP, a mystery solved!

BEEP BEEP BEEP ... BEEP BEEP BEEP I hear it … my husband hears it … my dogs hear it. I reach for my left pocket where I keep my insulin pump … pull it out and check it.  Nope, not the pump. I reach into my right pocket where I keep my CGM … pull it out and check it,...

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I’m FREE … NO CGM for 6 hours!

I’m FREE … NO CGM for 6 hours!

I feel naked!  No, not really … but I’ve been wearing CGMs 24/7 since 2006!  Yup, I was at the head of the line for the first Dexcom, the STS, a 3-day sensor with wild variability … and Dexcom was such a small company that I invited the VP of Government Affairs and...

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COLTON, the Diabetes Alert Dog

COLTON, the Diabetes Alert Dog

Our support group GNO had the opportunity to visit with Colton, the wonder diabetes alert dog recently. And he was truly amazing! Trained by one of our members, Jessica Ching, Colton wears a special collar. He is able to sense/sniff high, low or changing blood sugars...

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