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Caring for Your Feet with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your feet, as you’re more vulnerable to foot problems because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. To ensure the best foot health, Certified Diabetes Foot Specialist and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Tasha Kennon, RN, BS, CDE, shares 15

Two New CareLink Reports for MiniMed 670G System Users

In diabetes management, as in so many aspects of life, knowledge (and understanding) is power. Fortunately, CareLink™ software gives you valuable information to help you better understand your diabetes. With comprehensive, actionable insights based on your pump and CGM information, you and your healthcare team have what you need to collaborate how best to

4 Tips for a Fun Summer Adventure

I’m always inspired by our MiniMed Ambassadors. A group of people who don’t let diabetes hold them back. Recently, Ambassador Phyllis, went on a safari in South Africa. She of course had her MiniMed 670G system with her throughout the trip. We asked Phyllis to share some of her special photos with our community

How Blood Sugar Levels Impact Everyday Emotions

Mood changes can be a common experience in people with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager Gina, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 39 years, addresses the affect blood sugar levels can have on your everyday emotions. The other day, I was driving and was

What I Want my Daughter to Know About My Diabetes

To My Daughter, Diabetes is a complicated disease. There’s a lot to know. What’s your blood sugar range? What’s a bolus, a basal, an A1C? What about insulin pumps? It can be difficult to keep track of it all. But there’s something even more difficult than counting carbs. Explaining my diabetes to you, my