Monthly Archive: September 2011

Wedding Bells and Diabetes

Today our guest blogger is a very familiar face and voice to the DOC - Allison Blass, assistant editor at Diabetes Mine. She also writes on her personal blog, Lemonade Life. A diabetes blogger since her teen years, Allison is now a newlywed. (Say it with me...awwwwwww.....)So, who better to share with The LOOP

How Does CGM Really Work?

Last time you heard from Dr. Mastrototaro, he gave the short description of how Medtronic's integrated CGM works. Today, for those of you who might want to know more, he goes a bit more in-depth, explaining the roles of the sensor, transmitter and insulin pump in the system. He also talks about what goes

Q&A With Global Hero Lindsay Gossack

Last time, we heard from Lindsey Burch about her participating in the upcoming Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. Today, we hear from another Global Hero ? Lindsay Gossack from Seattle, Washington. We know Lindsay has done a lot of prep for this race and wish her the best! From everyone at The LOOP, all

Q&A with Global Hero Lindsey Burch

Today, we hear from Lindsey Burch, a science and math teacher from Mission, Kansas who is also a Global Hero. What's a Global Hero you ask? Well, it's a runner who benefits from a medical device to treat a chronic disease (i.e. diabetes) and has been chosen to run (for free) the Medtronic Twin

Raising Our Voices: Advocating For Others With Diabetes

Editors Note: As some of you may know, throughout her more than 30-year career Dr. Kaufman has worked around the globe to help people with diabetes. That's why, with the UN Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases just around the corner, we asked her to share some of her thoughts on giving back and advocating for