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.
Research

Insulin Patch Could Provide Cheap, Simple, and Effective “Cure” for T1D

When you picture the future of type 1 diabetes treatment, what comes to mind? For many, they see high tech…

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Artificial Pancreas

Insulet’s Omnipod to Join Hybrid Closed Loop Pump Market

2020 is set to be an exciting year for anyone interested in switching to or upgrading their hybrid closed loop…

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Treatment

Are Exclusive Insurance Contracts Consumer Abuse?

Broken Trust A cabin in the middle of nowhere is the last place any diabetic wants to suffer a hypoglycemic…

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Treatment

Five Tips to Increase Your Time In Range

Creating attainable A1C goals has long been the standard to keep your diabetes management on track. But, as we learn…

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My Story

How a T1D of 43 Years Reversed Her Heart Disease and Took Back Control

One morning in April of 2016, Betty woke to find her blood sugar had shot up over 500 during the…

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Living

Coronavirus and T1D: What You Need to Know and How to Prepare

As news continues to grow concerning the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, it can be hard not to worry…

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Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia Unawareness: Why It Occurs and What to Do About It

For a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, there is nothing scarier than having your blood sugar bottom out. One minute…

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Living

Newly Diagnosed: 10 Diabetes Truths Veteran T1Ds Want You to Know

There is so much to learn when you are first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The sheer amount of information…

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Treatment

New Non Fibrillating Insulin To Be a Game-Changer for Pump Users

You have probably never heard the term “insulin fibrillation” before or have even the slightest idea of what it means.…

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Treatment

Newly Diagnosed: How T1D Changes Your Body and Mind

Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is like having to relearn how to live all over again. Suddenly there are…

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Living

Newly Diagnosed: How to Approach Exercise and Activity

As a person with type 1 diabetes, exercising and staying active is important to increase your insulin sensitivity and decrease…

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Treatment

Newly Diagnosed: Understanding and Treating Low Blood Sugars

By far, the most stressful part of living with type 1 diabetes is low blood sugar. Not only can lows…

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Treatment

Newly Diagnosed: Carb Counting Basics

One of the very first things any newly diagnosed T1D (or type 1 parent) learns about, is how to count…

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Treatment

CGM Watch Closer to Reality

Early last year, we brought you the exciting story of PKvitality’s K’Watch–A CGM device unlike anything else on the market.…

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Treatment

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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Treatment

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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Living

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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Living

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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Living

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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Living

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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