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Monthly Archive: April 2015

Tips For Someone Considering Insulin Pump Therapy

Are you currently on multiple daily injections and considering insulin pump therapy? Meet these four individuals who all live with diabetes and wear a MiniMed insulin pump, and previously managed their diabetes with multiple daily injections (MDI). Hear what they have to say about making the switch! Already on pump therapy? Share your tips

Healthful Routines For Year-Round Diabetes Care

What types of things do you need to know about your routine care when you have diabetes and take insulin? How often do you need to see your doctor? What tests and checks are usually done? Let’s take a look at healthful routines to help you care for your diabetes throughout the year. Daily:

Overcoming Diabetes Challenges

  When Tracee was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19, she wrestled with the physical and emotional challenges of having the disease. Being the only one in her immediate and extended family with diabetes, she felt it was unfair for her to deal with having a chronic disease when no

Top 9 Funniest Moments With Diabetes

I know diabetes is hard, but if you take a step back, you can often find some funny stories hidden underneath all of the highs and lows. Whether you’re eating salsa in the middle of a grocery store isle during a low blood sugar or being accused of having your electronics on during a

Debunking 6 Myths Of Insulin Pump Therapy

There are some common myths about insulin pump therapy, and if you’re thinking about pumping, it’s important to gather all your facts before making a decision to start. We asked Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Educator of three years, Jessica, to debunk some of these myths for us and provide you with a better