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Top Questions on Calibration

  Today we’ve asked Tasha, Senior Therapy Support Specialist on our StartRight team, to share her top calibration tips. With years of experience serving people with diabetes, she has experience helping many different individuals with unique needs. We hope these tips come in handy for you! Have you ever felt like you just can’t

7 Tips for Success with SmartGuard Auto Mode

The MiniMed 670G system with SmartGuard Auto Mode is the first system that automatically adjusts basal insulin to keep you in range and help to prevent highs and lows. Because it’s first of its kind, you might find there are changes in the way you manage your diabetes. In an effort to help people

Top Ten Tips for Traveling

  Summer is here and it’s time for many of us to hit the road – or air. Traveling with diabetes and an insulin pump can be daunting at times, but it shouldn’t keep you from exploring. Before you set out to satisfy your wanderlust, check out our answers to the top questions we

Taking Care of Your Insulin Pump So It Takes Care of You

  If you’ve been using an insulin pump for a while, you’ve likely gotten past that initial learning curve and figured out a routine that works well for you. Since insulin pumps can become so ingrained in your life, it’s helpful to take a step back and look at the things you can do

Diabetes Winter Hacks: 7 Tips To Staying On Track During Cold Weather Season

A big thanks to Miranda Lowery, CDE, RD, for stopping by with 7 tips for managing your diabetes even when the temperature drops. 1. Keep your diabetes devices and insulin out of the cold Just like extreme heat, extreme cold can affect your insulin (insulin solutions freeze near 32 degrees Fahrenheit), and we recommend