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!

And then I met other T1Ds who are cool and love to help others. We put our heads and hearts together … to bring more resources and knowledge to our amazing diabetes community. We’re making improvements every day … come back often, let us know what you think. Say hello to Glenn, Cassidy, Sara, Saira and Kenny … plus our amazing webmaster, Dave (almost an honorary T1D)! And thank you for stopping by!

— Joanne Laufer Milo, The Savvy Diabetic

What is your definition of an advocate?

What is your definition of an advocate?

Officially, dictionaries define an advocate as a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. But an advocate is so much more than that. To begin with, an advocate is someone who identifies with a need, an issue. They can see a problem,...

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What Do Your A1c Test Results Really Mean?

Catherine Price | February 23, 2014 The hemoglobin A1c test, as we all know, is supposed to give a sense of your average blood glucose levels over the past three months. But here’s a question for you: have you ever tried to figure out what those average blood glucose...

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Offending ‘Miss Manners’

Offending ‘Miss Manners’

My mother used to be terrified that, if I took an injection in public, the police would come to arrest me first and ask questions later.  She wanted me to "do it" in private ... but I just refused. February 21, 2014 Earlier this week advice columnist Judith...

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