Monthly Archive: September 2015

Now Available: MiniMed Connect!

As many of you know, in June we received FDA clearance of MiniMed Connect. Today, we’re thrilled to announce we’re now shipping the first and only product that discretely and conveniently displays both insulin pump and CGM data on your smartphone. Of course, it also allows caregivers to remotely monitor your diabetes data and

Living Positively: D-Mom Of 4 Children With Type 1 Diabetes

On the surface, Elissa Renouf looks like your typical mother of five beautiful, happy, healthy, well-loved children, four boys and one girl, ages 13 to 21. Digging further, you’ll learn their family’s life is a little more complicated than others – four children with type 1 diabetes (two with celiac disease), and one child

6 Tips For Protecting Your Peepers

The eyes are like the windows to the soul, and for people with diabetes, they’re also a window into revealing diabetes related eye diseases. Eye care is important, especially if you have diabetes, since you have an increased risk of developing eye complications. You can help lower your risk of eye complications with these

A Day In The Life: MDI VS. Insulin Pump Therapy with CGM

As someone who has lived with diabetes for over 11 years, I have experienced life with multiple daily injections (MDI), as well as an insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Either way, I am still living with diabetes, but these two lifestyles are fairly different in the way I manage my disease,

Overcoming Fears: A Father With Type 1 Diabetes

Falsely diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at 27, diabetes dad and type 1 dad blogger, Gary opens up about being a father and how flying vintage war planes helped him overcome his fears of managing type 1 diabetes. Q. Can you start by sharing your diagnosis story? A. At the age of 27, I