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Encouraging a Life Without Limits: Connected in Motion

There are a lot of amazing organizations in the diabetes community and Connected in Motion plays a unique and important role. Their mission is to foster the community through education, sport, and outdoor adventures. (Key word: adventures.) We are so inspired by their mission that we’re proudly sponsoring their SoCal SlipStream event taking place

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

Caring for Your Feet with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your feet, as you’re more vulnerable to foot problems because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. To ensure the best foot health, Certified Diabetes Foot Specialist and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Tasha Kennon, RN, BS, CDE, shares 15

What to Eat When You Need a Quick (and Healthy) Snack

Are there times when you want or need to eat something with low or no carb, but aren’t sure what to eat? We asked our friends in the community to tell us their favorite low or no carb go-to diabetes foods. We received hundreds of great food options, and listed them by category for

9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Appointment

Sometimes my head spins because of everything I have to deal with on a daily basis. Some of it is life-related, but much of it has to do with diabetes logistics. There is so much to manage (both big and small details) with daily care. Let’s see…day-to-day tasks might include checking blood sugar, counting