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Monthly Archive: December 2014

15 Tips for Managing Diabetes during the Holidays

Today we welcome Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, and Diabetes Clinical Manager, Savanna Cummings. Savanna is dedicated to educating and providing the best possible outcomes for patients and healthcare providers using insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems, and believes in utilizing education and technology to achieve diabetes self-management for all people with diabetes.

Diabetes Show and Tell: Daniel Penner

Living with type 1 diabetes since age 4 has taken Daniel Penner many directions, including complications from diabetes which resulted in amputations of both of his legs below the knee. Trying to keep his diabetes under control with these complications was nearly impossible, or so he thought. About six years ago, Daniel and his

4 Tips for Infusion Set and Sensor Site Rotations

When I started the MiniMed 530G with Enlite, I committed to wearing the Enlite sensor all the time. When I wore the Sof-sensor, I took occasional sensor breaks, but now with Enlite, I didn’t want to continue that same habit. I quickly found it was important to use my “real estate” wisely when it