Monthly Archive: March 2015

Enlite Insertion Technique And Performance

We’re thrilled to introduce our new video series, MiniMed FUNdamentals, to help answer some common questions about MiniMed 530G with Enlite in real-life scenarios! We’ve rounded up the D-Force to help. They’re real Medtronic Diabetes customers just like you – just a little more, er, animated. Each person in the D-Force represents one of

My Experience Using Threshold Suspend

Now that I’ve been using my MiniMed 530G with Enlite for more than a year, I wanted to give some thought to my experiences with the Threshold Suspend feature. The short version is I rarely use it. However, the short version leaves out the most important parts of the story, so bear with me

What’s Your D-Type?

We know that diabetes is serious, but sometimes it’s ok to try and have a little fun. You may have taken or seen our social media quiz, “What’s Your D-type?” on our Medtronic Diabetes Facebook Page that was launched this past June. And no, we’re not talking about type 1 or type 2 diabetes,

Finding Confidence: Not Letting Diabetes Hold Me Back

I tend to play it safe a lot. But lately, I’ve been trying new things and pushing myself out of my comfort zone. It’s not because of some new-found motivation or inspiration, nor is it because I’m trying to prove something to myself. It’s for my son. I strive to be the best dad

Update: Expanding Access To CGM In Medicare

It’s a new year, a new Congress, and a new opportunity to provide Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) coverage for diabetes patients on Medicare! As we told you last year, Medtronic is engaged in a coalition effort to support legislation that will expand coverage for diabetes therapies under Medicare. Right now, Medicare does not cover CGM