I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing holiday season with family and friends. As we usher in the New Year, I'd like to take a moment to once again say, Thank You! Thank you to all of our readers for being a special part of our online community. Seeing you all come together
All year long I have had the pleasure of writing a variety of support related blog posts here on The LOOP. While using technology to assist with a disease as complex as diabetes, there is an opportunity to learn something new every day.
Recently my friend Fran Kaufman, our Chief Medical Officer, contacted me to explain that Medtronic was piloting a skills-based volunteering program, Skills for Change. She asked if I would like to be part of a small global team travelling to Chennai, India for 3 weeks to focus on gestational and type 2 diabetes.
It's that time of year again - the 8-week long flurry of festivity in the U.S. that we call "The Holidays". Feasts, travelling, gift-giving, joy (and stress) are big parts of the mix for many Americans. Of course, the celebrating can come with a few unique challenges if you live with diabetes. So, here's
Today we hear from Ashley, who discusses what life was like on injections and how she was worried an insulin pump would be a constant reminder of diabetes - to her and others around her. She talks about what life is really like now that she's on the MiniMed pump and how no one