Jessica Apple's Bio
Jessica Apple is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online diabetes magazine ASweetLife.org. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times magazine, The Financial Times magazine, and The Southern Review. She and her husband both have autoimmune diabetes.
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Under New Jersey's sanitation laws, syringe needles (sharps) need to be treated as hazardous biological waste. Lancets, like the straight pins and needles we use for garment sewing, do not. Still, the potential for secondary damage (to bathroom attendants, cleaning personnel, and sanitation workers) from these small sharps is non-neglible. While there's no "prick-safe" method of disposing of the needles I break sewing an average costume, standard lancets...