Monthly Archive: July 2012

From A Person With Diabetes To A Diabetes Advocate

When I first got involved in the diabetes online community (or DOC), I was simply looking to connect with others like me. I always felt alone in dealing with diabetes, so it was incredible to find a whole community who really understood the things I was going through. The support was wonderful

A Diabetes Camp Love Story

With summer in full swing, there's been a lot of talk lately about diabetes camp, especially over on the Medtronic Diabetes Facebook page. So today we're thrilled to welcome Jennifer LeBlanc, a Diabetes Clinical Manager here at Medtronic, to share some of her camp memories and what the experience meant to her. We'd love

Medtronic Engineering Team Wins IDEA Award for Enlite Serter

Today we're excited to congratulate Uli Rankers and his team of engineers here at Medtronic for winning a silver IDEA award for the Enlite? Serter! The 2012 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA?) program is a celebration of design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts.

Keep Your Pump Settings Handy

Part of my job description is to prepare customers for questions they may have by providing proactive information before the question has to be asked. This could be a tip like making sure you write down your username and password for our logged in properties like CareLink Personal?, or to be aware that you

Insulin Pumps And Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Editor's note: We were excited to hear that our very own Dr. Kaufman worked with the American Diabetes Association on a new book, "Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring: A User's Guide to Effective Diabetes Management." We will be giving away 10 copies of the book by random drawing - to enter, please send