Please contact Penelope (penelope@diabetesdailygrind(dot)com) if you would like to join this list of reputable brands that make life with diabetes a more pleasant one.


  • Anastasia Healthy Skin – A restorative line of medical grade body and face care creams, was specifically created for people with chronic conditions like diabetes, neuropathy and restless leg syndrome. The line is formulated to replenish moisture, increase circulation and ease chronic discomfort. Use discount code DiabetesGrind at checkout to save $15.


  • Diathrive – Use coupon code DDG to score a free bottle of 50 test strips.


  • Life Line Screening is the premier provider of preventive health screenings for stroke and cardiovascular disease risk.  Screenings are easy, painless and affordable. DDG special offer – a package of five screenings for $149 (normally $330).  CLICK HERE to find locations near you.



  • Quevos – Enjoy a 10% discount by using this LINK.



  • Splendid SpoonCLICK HERE to receive $25 off your order.



  • T1D Exchange – Be heard. Support the T1D community. Help drive research that matters. Join today! CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • ZYIA – We feel that pushing your body and mind is easier and more fun with friends and family (AKA: diapeeps). Our mission is to inspire and uplift by making activity a fun and essential part of life. SHOP AWAY friends.

Entrepreneurs (side hustles):

Many of us living with diabetes have a side gig to keep up with the astronomical expense of this disease so I want to support my fellow diapeep entrepreneurs.


  •  “Clean & Simple Diabetes Recipes” – A busy woman’s guide to enjoying food without being overwhelmed.  CLICK HERE to receive a 15% discount.

Dana Swan –  I found safety in the diabetic online community, I started drawing more and more and sharing portraits of myself and others just as they were, pumps, scars and all.  CLICK HERE to shop and use code DDGRIND at checkout for a 10% discount.


More creative diapeeps will be listed soon. Stay tuned.