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Monthly Archive: August 2014

How To Wear An Insulin Pump, From A Formal Wedding To A Day at the Beach

Living with type 1 diabetes for over 38 years, and wearing an insulin pump since the days of the “big blue brick”, MiniMed Ambassador, Cindy Tenney, has a lot of experience when it comes to diabetes technology and everyday life. You may remember Cindy from A Thirty Year Journey with Medtronic and Starting Insulin

Why Jim De Piante Calls His Diabetes a “New Hobby”

Project Manager and public speaker, Jim De Piante, was 53 years when he was diagnosed with latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA), a form of type 1 diabetes that occurs in adults, often with a slower course of onset. Much like the rest of his life, he views his diabetes as more of a

CareLink Personal Gets an Upgrade!

Update – November 10, 2014: CareLink Personal is now compatible with OS X Yosemite (10.10)! We appreciate your patience while we worked to update, test, and validate CareLink with Mac’s latest operating system. Today, we’re excited to share that CareLink Personal will soon be compatible with more operating systems and software! The much anticipated

myMedtronic Connect App: Now Available for Android Devices

You may have already used the free myMedtronic app if you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, and today, it is finally available for Android devices! The myMedtronic Connect app provides on-the-go support for our customers, with the ability to order supplies and accessories, access helpful tools, set reminders, get travel tips, and

10 Tips for Teachers of Students with Diabetes

The upcoming school year is approaching and it’s time to start preparing your children for a successful year. If one (or more) of them live with diabetes, you have a little more planning than most to think about. Elementary school Principal with type 1 diabetes and MiniMed Ambassador, Vince Myers, who you may remember