Meet Liz Sacco of Diabetic Dabs in Middleton – Boston Voyager

Diabetic Dabs in Boston Voyager Sept 2017

Today we’d like to introduce you to Liz Sacco.

Liz, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
One of the greater challenges in my life, my son’s type 1 diabetes, has provided me with an amazing opportunity to help others overcome an obstacle faced by most diabetic patients and their families; convenient and hygienic blood removal/disposal after glucose testing. In 2011, when my then nine-year old son was diagnosed with the disease, I quickly realized the absence of a safe and appropriate method of wiping away the blood after each glucose test.

My son, upon lancing himself to test his blood several times on a daily basis, would usually wipe this blood on his clothing or on the inside of the testing kit case. After thoroughly searching the market, I discovered that there was no convenient solution available to resolve this issue. So I conceived, patented, and developed Diabetic Dabs®.

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