Monthly Archive: December 2016

5 Festive Holiday Tips for People with Diabetes

Over the years we’ve featured a lot of festive and informative holiday tips here on The LOOP. From how to best bundle up to how to bolus, here’s a round up of our top 5 tips. We hope you enjoy the holiday season and that these blogs teach you something new! Bundle Up and

Pump Tip: Changing Screen Brightness

Pump: MiniMed® 630G system Life doesn’t come in one setting, and neither should the brightness of your insulin pump screen. With the new backlit color screen on the MiniMed 630G system, the high resolution color display is readable in all light conditions (even in full sunlight). We designed it with an ambient light sensor

Managing Life with Type 1 Diabetes

My name is Chris and I am a lot of things. I am a father. I am a husband. I am an Entrepreneur, CEO. I am a person living with diabetes. I am a MiniMed Ambassador. I am also a lot of other things including, Philadelphia Eagles fan, Uncle, Brother, Son, Friend. And like

5 Times to Use MiniMed Connect

Today, most people have a smartphone and use apps to keep track of exercise, diet and daily activities to keep a close eye on health. The MiniMed Connect app is exactly that, an app that allows a person living with diabetes to track sensor glucose readings discreetly and conveniently. Here are 5 situations where

The New Face of My Diabetes Management

Meet MiniMed Ambassador, Caroline Smyth. She’s a young college student who appreciates the new design of the MiniMed 630G system. Hear what she has to say about her latest experience.    My experience on an insulin pump started about 2 years after my diagnosis with diabetes. Imagine a 12 year-old and a device that