Monthly Archive: December 2014

Behind the Wheel with Diabetes

Today we’d like to welcome Senior Diabetes Clinical Manager, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Registered Dietitian, Donna Murray. Donna worked in various Dietitian roles for over 18 years, wrote nutrition articles for Livestrong, and started her own nutrition website Inside Out Nutritional Health before beginning her career at Medtronic Diabetes. She lives by the mantra

Under the Weather: 6 Tips for Managing Diabetes Sick Days

Being sick can be a real drag, even more so if you have diabetes. Managing your diabetes when you’re under the weather can be tricky, so we asked some of our MiniMed Ambassadors to share their sick day management tips. Here are 6 tips they shared that may help you manage your diabetes sick

Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

There’s a saying that goes: “always choose the right tool for the job”. Well, when it comes to managing my blood sugars during the “busy season” between Halloween and New Years’ Day (or, for that matter, any other season), the right tool – the one I was born with – stopped working over thirty

5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips

Editor’s Note: We’re honored to have the blog post “5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips” featured on the Glu community. Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Educator, Sandra, was diagnosed with type I diabetes at age 8, and her husband at age 11. It wasn’t until she became a Certified Product Trainer, training people with diabetes

Diapers, Drop-offs, Dancing… and Diabetes

Somewhere in-between putting on her super-hero cape in the morning and changing her reservoir late at night, Regina stops to take a breath. Registered Dietitian, Serving up Diabetes blogger, and living with type 1 diabetes for over 24 years, Regina shares her insight what it’s like to juggle good diabetes management amongst a full