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Monthly Archive: March 2016

Welcoming Our Diabetes Doesn’t Stop Me Contest Winner

What #DiabetesDoesntStopMe means to me We recently launched the #DiabetesDoesntStopMe Instagram contest where we asked you to share photos to define this hashtag. We received fantastic submissions and selected a random winner, Katie Sterner. Katie submitted photos ranging from a kiss under the Eiffel tower to a post-Zumba workout selfie. We were inspired by

Daylight Savings Time: Updating Your Insulin Pump

Tomorrow at 2am it’s Daylight Savings Time. Not only does that mean losing an hour of sleep, but you also don’t want to forget to update your insulin pump settings! Your personal settings, like basal and bolus rates, are determined by the time, so being even an hour off could affect your blood sugar

Awards Season, Diabetes-Style

It’s been an exciting award season for film and music but we believe that the diabetes community has important categories to recognize, too! So we recently asked our community to vote for their favorites in a variety of categories and here are the big winners. Best Supporting Character: Your Online Crew aka the Online

Reflecting On 5 Years In The Diabetes Online Community

Today we’re recognizing the 5th anniversary of this blog and the start of our social media program here at Medtronic Diabetes! It’s been an amazing experience for the entire team and we all want to thank you for being a special of this community. While today so many of you find us through other

Diabetes Fashion Roundup: Where To Wear An Insulin Pump?

One of the questions I often hear when someone is trying to decide on insulin pump therapy, is “where will I wear an insulin pump?” For many this can be a personal preference and dependent on the weather, outfit or activity on any given day. Today, we round up some of the best insulin