Sara Seitz

Sara Seitz is a freelance writer specializing in blog, article, and content writing. She has had type 1 diabetes for ten years but has never let it stop her from living the life she wants. Lately, she has been busy figuring out how to manage her diabetes while raising a spirited toddler. Sara enjoys traveling, hiking and experimenting with food as a means to better health. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband, daughter and their pack of various pets.
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FDA Support for AID Systems Grows with Backing of New Questionnaires

In 2017, the FDA introduced the Medical Device Development Tools (MDDT) program to help better evaluate and regulate decisions surrounding…

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Lower Extremity Amputations Are Most Common in Type 1 Patients

Among the many complications from diabetes, foot and leg amputations may be one of the most widely known to those…

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Best Meal Delivery Services for Your Type 1 Diet 

T1D Friendly Food While there is no one correct way to eat with type 1 diabetes, there are certain factors…

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Why Exenatide Does Not Benefit All People Equally

Exenatide is a somewhat common injectable medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, especially in people who have not responded…

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New Vaccine Targets 6 Viruses that May Cause Type 1 Diabetes

A new vaccine developed by Finnish and Swedish researchers that targets six strains of enterovirus and could have a profound…

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Are Gluten-Free Diets Good for Everyone?

People with type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk for developing a number of other autoimmune disorders, including celiac…

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Unusual Treatments for Neuropathy that Actually Work

One of the most common complications suffered by people living with type 1 diabetes is neuropathy. This often painful, and…

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Insulin’s Role in Vascular Damage

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people living with long term type 1 diabetes.  This remains true despite…

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10 Health Conditions Common in People with Type 1 Diabetes

As a person living with type 1 diabetes, you are probably well aware of the many secondary complications that can…

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High Covid-19 Death Rates Explained

Even in the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, it was well-known amongst the medical and scientific communities that diabetic…

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Carb Ratios: Signs You Need to Make a Change & How to Do It

If there is one thing I have learned about living with type 1 diabetes, it is that the only constant…

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Signs Your Pump Basal Rate Needs Adjusting & How to Get It Right

One of the biggest advantages of using pump therapy to treat your type 1 diabetes is the ability to set…

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Student Invention Aims to Improve Control for Diabetics on MDI

As a person living with type 1 diabetes who requires multiple shots of insulin a day, you probably already know…

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New Study Questions Rotavirus Vaccine Effect on T1D Development

Excitement over a potential preventative treatment for type 1 diabetes reached a high last year as multiple studies showed a…

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Provention Bio Starts Rolling FDA Submissions for T1D Preventative

It has been a while since Provention Bio (website), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immune-mediated diseases, announced their first…

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Free Type 1 Diabetes Screening for Children Saves Lives and Aids Research

As a parent living with type 1 diabetes, it is impossible for me to watch my child vacuum up a…

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Designing a Great Prefilled Insulin Syringe Case

In the past few decades, we have seen huge advancements in the methods available to inject insulin. Today, plenty of…

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Deleting Gene in Mice Prevents T1D from Developing

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison made a surprising discovery recently when they deleted the IRE1-alpha gene in mice destined…

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Tandem’s Basal-IQ Gets FDA Interoperable Designation

Tandem’s Basal-IQ technology received the FDA’s interoperable automated glycemic controller designation (iAGC) which allows this tech to be paired with…

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Possible T1D Treatment Shows Promise to Reduce COVID-19 Complications

I spoke with Dr. Denise Faustman about her upcoming trial to test the effectiveness of the BCG vaccine to protect…

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