Monthly Archive: September 2016

Breaking News: FDA Approves the MiniMed 670G System, World’s First Hybrid Closed Loop System

Today we have fantastic news to share – Medtronic has received FDA approval of the world’s first hybrid closed loop system! The MiniMed® 670G system is the most advanced insulin pump and sensor system designed to help people with type 1 diabetes spend less time worrying about their glucose  levels and more time living

Dating with Diabetes: Letting the Conversation Happen Naturally

Dating can be hard! Dating while living with diabetes can be even more nerve-wracking. Today, I’d like to introduce you to, MiniMed Ambassador, Chris Fernandes. Chris has been living with type 1 diabetes since he was 9 years old and is now away at college and very active in sports and Greek life. He

Introducing The i-Port Advance Injection Port

You may know Medtronic for insulin pumps and CGM, but we aspire do much more. We’re broadening our focus to be a more holistic diabetes company and our desire is to meet the needs of the millions of people globally impacted by diabetes. We will continue to strive to provide solutions for people with

10 Tips For MiniMed Insulin Pump Care

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will  go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and  lows (figuratively and literally)! Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-  kick

Making Data Meaningful: How I Use The New CareLink Personal Reports

One of the best features of wearing a continuous glucose monitor to me is the data that it provides. Being able to upload data and view reports plays a critical role in my diabetes management plan. My doctor and I review these reports at every appointment in order to make the best decisions for