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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

Back to College with Diabetes

You may remember Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Addie from her thoughts on being in high school with diabetes and navigating her first year of college. Today, we asked her to share how she’s feeling about going into her junior year of college. I like to think that I am officially an expert at the whole

5 Can’t Miss Trends from the 2018 ADA Scientific Sessions

  One of my favorite people is Dr. Francine Kaufman, our Chief Medical Officer. With a long and inspiring career as a world-leading pediatric endocrinologist, researcher, author and humanitarian, she is a powerful thought leader and tireless advocate for people with diabetes. Next week, she’ll attend the 78th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions