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.
Treatment

Glucose SOS: More Than Just a Hypoglycemia Treatment

Like many diabetics, my diet has changed significantly since my diagnosis. I do my best to select foods that will…

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Living

Diabetes Sick Day Management: 5 Things You Should Do

No one wants to think about being sick. But if you have type 1 diabetes, planning ahead for your sick…

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Treatment

Side-by-Side Comparison Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

If you’ve ever been less than clear on the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, you aren’t alone.…

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5 Things You’re Doing That Increase Your Risk of DKA

Throughout the last decade of living as a T1D, I’ve been vaguely familiar with the concept of diabetic ketoacidosis. I…

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Living

10 Famous Celebrities Living with Type 1 Diabetes

When you’re living with an incurable illness, even the simplest tasks can feel like a struggle. On days like that,…

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Treatment

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: When Can it Happen and How to Know if You’re at Risk

Diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, is something most diabetics understand, at least on the surface. You’ve probably heard your doctor ask…

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Research

Rating the Performance of Popular Diabetes Non-Profits

Many in the Type 1 Diabetes community want to work for a cure, but philanthropy is the way most of…

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Living

Living a Longer Sweet Life

Less than a hundred years ago, being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes was practically a death sentence. Most people lived,…

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Living

A1c Tip: ‘Good A1c’ is a Relative Term for Type 1 Diabetes

When you live with type 1 diabetes, figuring out exactly what constitutes a good A1C can be tricky. It used…

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Living

Not Just for Juveniles: Understanding the Shift in Diagnosis Age for Type 1 Diabetes

The first time I went to a local T1D meetup group I was amazed at how many older people were…

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Living

Understanding the Difference Between Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Shortly after I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I was talking to one of my parent’s friends. She was…

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Living

Diabetes Symptoms Go Far Beyond Frequent Bathroom Trips

I remember the exact date my symptoms started. It was on February 24th. I woke up in the middle of…

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Living

Using the Insulin Resistance Diet to Help Control Your Type 1 Diabetes

Your diet impacts your insulin resistance In my latest article, I talked about the important role insulin resistance can play…

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My Story

Why I Finally Made the Switch to an Insulin Pump

I was more than four years into my diabetic journey before I finally asked my endocrinologist to help me start…

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Living

Insulin Resistance and Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin resistance isn’t something most type 1 diabetics spend a lot of time dwelling on. And why would they? This…

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Living

Why I Celebrate the Anniversary of My T1D Diagnosis

In my house, April 6th is known as Donut Day. It’s considered a true holiday, right up there with Valentine’s…

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Living

T1D and the First Years of Motherhood

Two years ago, I began what I thought would be the toughest challenge of my life: pregnancy with type 1…

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Living

What an Ill-Fated Hike Through the Desert Taught Me About Living with T1D

Busy Getting Ready; Too Busy While dressing for our hike that morning, I caught a glimpse of my insulin pump…

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Living

How I Fulfilled My Dream of Natural Childbirth Despite My T1D

I have never let diabetes dictate my life. I’ve climbed mountains, RVed across foreign countries and traveled all over the…

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