Monthly Archive: April 2011

Life Stages With Diabetes

This month the Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is focusing on Life Stages with Diabetes. Specifically, the question posed is "how did relationships with other people help inspire you to take care of yourself?" In my very first carnival entry, I share some of my thoughts on the topic.

Living with Diabetes: Glen’s Story Part 2

Today we are happy to share Part 2 of Glen Lowe's story. In Part 1, Glen shared the story of his type 2 diagnosis and the work he is doing with the Health Care Disparities Group. Today in Part 2, Glen tells us about the devastating loss of his brother and serious complications that

Tips For Preventing Moisture Damage To Your Insulin Pump

When you think of the upcoming summer months you may think of ice cold lemonade, sun tanning at the beach, and splashing in the water to cool down. I grew up in India and then Texas, so I'm no stranger to the heat. Now that I live in L.A. I live close to the

Living with Diabetes: Glen’s Story Part 1

Today we hear Part 1 of a two-part interview with Glen Lowe, a territory manager in the Neuromodulation business unit of Medtronic who lives with type 2 diabetes. Glen was kind enough to talk with The LOOP about his diagnosis, the work he's doing with the Health Care Disparities Group and a few pieces

Are You A Global Hero?

And if you are a global hero, do you happen to run marathons? We're asking because this week is the deadline for the Medtronic Global Heroes program.It's a pretty neat way to celebrate runners who benefit from medical technology, showing the world that people who live with chronic, life-changing conditions live full and rich