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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

How to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will  go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and  lows (figuratively and literally)! Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

Pump Tip: Daylight Savings Spring 2017

Pump: MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed®630G system It’s time to ‘spring forward” into springtime and warmer temperatures! Make sure you’re ready too by marking your calendar for March 12th, 2017, as Daylight Savings time ends at 2am and you must ’spring forward’ your pump’s time. The time on your insulin

10 Ways to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and lows (figuratively and literally!) Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

New Year, New You! Belts and Sport Pouches to help with your fitness goals

It’s a New Year, which means time to set your resolutions! No better time to reset and plan for the year ahead.  The most common resolutions are related to fitness. Healthy lifestyle choices are also an important part of managing your diabetes therapy and wearing an insulin pump should not limit you from staying