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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In-depth on Tandem’s Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop System

In a win for all people with type 1 diabetes (even those who won’t directly benefit from this closed-loop system),…

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New Skin Care Line Brings Relief for Diabetic Skin Conditions

To avoid the many complications faced by those living with diabetes you have to focus much of your time on…

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The T1 Female Heart: Managing Your Heart Disease

If you are living with heart disease, know that you are not alone. Over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed…

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The T1 Female Heart: Avoiding Heart Disease in Your Life

Women living with type 1 diabetes have a five times greater risk for heart failure than nondiabetic women. This excess…

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The T1 Female Heart: Why Women’s Hearts Are at Greater Risk

As a whole, people living with type 1 diabetes experience heart disease far more than even those suffering from type…

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DiabetesSisters: Women Supporting Women with Diabetes

Everyone living with diabetes faces challenges. But women with diabetes are especially cursed with some unique obstacles. First and foremost,…

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What’s in Your Pump? How to Choose the Right Insulin

When you are first diagnosed with diabetes, you have little say in what insulin your doctor puts you on. Typically,…

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Research

Heart Disease Risk Is Greatest in Women with Type 1 Diabetes

Heart disease kills more people in the developed world than any other condition. In America, about 1 in 5 women…

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Living

Easy, Affordable Tool to Improve Site Rotation

We spoke with Amir Farzam, CEO of MontMed (website) about SiteSmart, a new color-based site rotation system for insulin pen…

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Insulin Pumps May Be Ticket to Better Cholesterol

Type 1 diabetics are at an increased rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with an estimated 44% of adult T1Ds dying…

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Adventures in T1D: Summiting Your Fears

When I was in college, a coworker and I began planning for the ultimate hike. We wanted to climb Longs…

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Big Picture Priority — Reduce your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

As a diabetic, you make a thousand tiny decisions every day in the name of maintaining healthy, stable blood sugars.…

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Closed-Loop System Shows Promise for Improving Diabetes Outcomes

A new study looking at the efficacy of closed-loop pump systems was recently published in The New England Journal of…

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Living

Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Need More Support To Achieve Goals

For years, qualitative studies looking into the inherent challenges of achieving diabetes management goals have focused on children and adolescents.…

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Adventures in T1D: How to Camp With Diabetes

Lifting the Shadow When you are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it’s hard not to feel like a shadow has…

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Adventures in T1D: How to Travel With Diabetes

I have always loved to travel, whether it’s a road trip or a few weeks in a foreign country, I…

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Adventures in T1D: How to Hike With Diabetes

When a trip to the grocery store means packing an extra bag just in case you get a low or…

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New Study Reveals Importance of CGMs in Diabetes Management

A recent study published in Diabetes Care compared the A1Cs and time-in-range of people who used finger pricks to test…

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My Story

Diabetic for 72 Years: How Community Helped Pat McAlister Beat the Odds

Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the 40s meant you probably weren’t going to live a full life. In…

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Is Medtronic’s Partnership With CDPHP Improving Diabetes Management?

Medtronic, one of the largest medical tech companies in the world, recently announced a partnership with Capital District Physicians’ Health…

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