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Medtronic Employees Giving Back to the Diabetes Community

  At Medtronic, we are committed to making the best technologies possible to support people living with diabetes. But the ultimate goal is a cure, which is why Medtronic and our employees support organizations like JDRF and the American Diabetes Association. While attending several local events each year, we’d like to highlight two upcoming

Managing Diabetes as the Mother of the Bride

  Gina McKelvey is a senior diabetes clinical manager at Medtronic who lives with type 1 diabetes and wears the MiniMed 670G system. While she has been successfully managing her diabetes for many years, her daughter’s recent wedding was an event that she expected would bring a few challenges to her staying within her

I Can’t Imagine Life Without It

  While the MiniMed 670G system has been available for the past two years, we receive a lot of questions on the experience those using the system have had. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Nalani, a physician assistant in California who dedicates her life to helping others with diabetes. Nalani has been

How the Guardian Connect Smart CGM can Help with Time in Range

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Holiday Tips Inspired By You: 5 Ways To Manage Diabetes This Season

‘Tis the season to reconnect with loved ones and special holiday traditions. While routines often change this time of year, managing diabetes doesn’t. To help you plan ahead, we’ve gathered a list of ways you can stay festive and inspired all season long while managing diabetes. 1. Stock Up on Supplies It’s a busy