Monthly Archive: September 2017

The Journey Toward Hope with Diabetes

  Meeting people with diabetes is always so inspirational. Sometimes I can barely keep my head straight with three children and a career. But, people living with diabetes, not only have that, they also have diabetes that they have to think about 24/7. One theme I hear over and over is how exercise really

Carb vs. Sugar: How to Understand Nutrition Labels

Growing up with Type 1 diabetes meant that much of my young life was spent hearing the quote “you can’t eat sugar.”  Typically, it was because it is the first thought people have when it comes to diabetes.  But there is so much more than sugars. Total carbohydrate grams are what help tell the

Update for Roche Accu-Chek Customers

  You may have heard some recent changes with Roche diabetes business so I wanted to shed some light on the recent news. If you’re a Roche Accu-Chek customer, I want to assure you that we’re going to be here for you every step of the way. As of August 31, Roche will no

Ways to Thrive—Not Just Survive—in College with Diabetes

Starting college is such an exciting time, but when living with diabetes it also means more responsibility. We’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Addie, to share her tips as she starts her second year of college. Much to my loving parents’ dismay, I decided to move 1,627 miles away for college last year in order to

4 Must-Know Tips for Back to School with Diabetes

  Heading back to school is an exciting time, but it can require additional preparation if you have a child with diabetes. Today, we’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Chris, to talk about how he helps prepare for sending his son, Christian to school. As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, the beginning