Monthly Archive: January 2014

Diabetes Management: All About Insight

Today, I want to introduce you to Spears. He has had diabetes for 16 years, and recently participated in a clinical trial of a MiniMed insulin pump with Threshold Suspend. As Spears shares in this video, so much of diabetes management is about having valuable insight to help you make decisions. Now that

The Type 1 Diabetes Trio: Caleb Hatchett

When Caleb Hatchet was in recovery from surgery on his femur January 2013, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, making him the eldest and third child in his family to be diagnosed. "Due to the fact that it had been over two years since Daniel's diagnosis, for me to get type 1 would

New Year, New Pump And CGM

Anytime you get a new device, you rip open the package with anticipation. You're likely losing patience to turn it on and begin using it, and then it dawns on you, it was shipped to you with "factory settings" which means you need to now make it your own. This happened to me a

Inspired To Action: Our Third Diabetes Advocate Forum

At the end of our 3rd Diabetes Advocate Forum, I wasn't lying when I tweeted I was about to cry. Surely I was exhausted because it had been a long 60 hours and the end of many weeks of planning. But I mostly wanted to hang on to the feeling of a group of

Pumping Into a New Job

Today, we bring you another installment from Elisa Marchetti. Elisa has previously guest blogged about traveling with diabetes, and more recently about managing diabetes and being a new mom. Today, Elisa joins us to talk about life changes with diabetes. Specifically, starting a new job. If you've recently gone through a big life transition,