Sr. Social Media Specialist

Rachel Cooley joined Medtronic Diabetes in September of 2019. For 15 years she has worked in digital marketing, taking a variety of roles including SEO, copywriting, email and social media. Although she is new to the medical technology industry, Rachel is very excited to join the Medtronic Diabetes social media team and do her part to make a positive impact for those with diabetes. 

Born and raised in Southern California, Rachel loves traveling, music festivals, and exploring fun things to do in Los Angeles. 

 

Sam Talbot’s Favorite Snacks

Along with family time and fireworks, Fourth of July weekend may involve a lot of snacking. We asked Chef Sam Talbot to share some of his favorite snacks to give our community some creative inspiration. These are all incredibly simple to make, with just a few classic ingredients that you might already have in your […]Read More »

The New Diabetes.Shop Makes It Easier to Order and Track Your Diabetes Supplies

We’re excited to announce the launch of the all-new Diabetes.Shop, a mobile-friendly website that makes managing your diabetes supplies with Medtronic easy and personalized. You spoke, and we listened. Our team spent months collecting customer feedback to re-envision the Diabetes.Shop experience – to give you clarity and peace of mind when ordering and tracking your […]Read More »

Understanding Your Health Insurance Deductible

The start of the new year can be a confusing time when it comes to health insurance coverage and medical costs, particularly if you or dependents have diabetes. Perhaps you made some changes during open enrollment, or your options for healthcare providers and/or coverage were different. The beginning of the year is also when health […]Read More »

How To Get Through TSA With These 5 Diabetes Devices & Supplies

This article has been updated as of December 19, 2019 Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, everyone must pass through security before boarding a flight. But you may be wondering how to properly get your diabetes supplies and devices through the checkpoint, particularly if you wear an insulin pump or a continuous glucose monitor. […]Read More »

Tricks for a Halloween with Diabetes-Friendly Treats

Remember the Teal Pumpkin Project? It was featured on the blog a few years ago and the movement is still going strong! Started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project promotes the inclusion of non-food treats for trick-or-treaters, particularly for those with serious food allergies or other diet limitations. […]Read More »