Monthly Archive: January 2013

Which Infusion Set Is Right For You?

A new year often brings change, and one of these might include changing the type of infusion set you wear. Infusion sets come in different kinds, each with different tubing and cannula length options. Based on lifestyle changes, your body type, and fluctuations in individual needs, your healthcare team might recommend looking into other

Diabetes And Pregnancy: Bundle Of Joy x2

Many women say that pregnancy is a time that transforms their future knowing they are carrying the child they will one day hold in their arms. It's exciting, intimidating, and down-right frightening at times. And when you are a woman with diabetes experiencing pregnancy, many of these emotions can be drastically highlighted.

Life In The Wintry Mountains

It is my pleasure today to introduce competitive ski racer, Nick Ward. Nick is an extremely inspirational young guy. After his diabetes diagnosis, he was told he wouldn't be able to continue his pursuit of a competitive ski career. Passionate and driven, Nick pressed forward and continues on his quest of one day representing

Mari Ruddy Returns From India!

We recently heard from Mari Ruddy as she prepared for the trip of a lifetime to India with our Medtronic Team. She had the opportunity to travel through four Indian cities to raise awareness about living with diabetes and managing it with technology. Her trip was a success and was recognized in a variety

Introducing New Social Community Manager: Naomi Kingery

Today, I am thrilled to introduce you to our new community manager, Naomi Kingery. Many of you are already familiar with Naomi from reading her support tips and personal stories here on The LOOP, or perhaps reading her personal blog, Diabetic Diva. Personally, Naomi has been a huge inspiration. After reading Naomi's first book