Monthly Archive: November 2016

Introducing Turning Point: A Powerful Program to Help Hospitals and People Living with Diabetes

A few weeks ago, I introduced myself and mentioned my role here at Medtronic Diabetes. In my blog I mentioned that we’re constantly trying to find innovative ways to be there globally for people living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. One way is through introducing exciting new products to the community, like

Front of Line Access to the MiniMed 670G System

Want to get front of the line access to the MiniMed 670G system when it becomes available in the spring? Here’s how! In this video, Naomi and I explain the new Priority Access program. Visit www.medtronicdiabetes.com/priority-access to learn more. Editors Note: Due to overwhelming demand, we’ve been able to extend this program to customers

Breaking From the Negative Emotions of Diabetes

Some might find it interesting, but there is a wad of dollar bills carefully tucked into the outside pocket of the pouch I use as my meter case. Each dollar represents a time I did a finger stick and my blood sugar was an even 100. I don’t remember exactly where or when I

An Ode to Diabetes Innovation

You may remember, MiniMed Ambassador, Addie, from her blog on Managing Diabetes in High School. Today, she’s writing about her new insulin pump, the MiniMed 630G system and how it’s made a difference in her life while living away from home for college. I started insulin pump therapy in the fourth grade. Considering I

Meet Our Chief Patient Officer: Louis Dias

A little over a year ago, Medtronic Diabetes saw the importance of having a role that primarily focused on patients. Someone who would make sure that as a company, we are putting the patient at the forefront of everything we do. This bold move speaks volumes to the dedication the company has at ensuring