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Pump Tip: Changing Screen Brightness

Pump: MiniMed® 630G system Life doesn’t come in one setting, and neither should the brightness of your insulin pump screen. With the new backlit color screen on the MiniMed 630G system, the high resolution color display is readable in all light conditions (even in full sunlight). We designed it with an ambient light sensor

5 Times to Use MiniMed Connect

Today, most people have a smartphone and use apps to keep track of exercise, diet and daily activities to keep a close eye on health. The MiniMed Connect app is exactly that, an app that allows a person living with diabetes to track sensor glucose readings discreetly and conveniently. Here are 5 situations where

Pump Tip: Changing the Time

Pump: MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed® 630G system It’s that time of year again. It’s time to ‘fall back’ into an extra hour of sleep! (Yay for more sleep!) Mark your calendar this weekend because Daylight Savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, November 6th, 2016. When adjusting your clocks,

10 Tips for Finding Your Ideal Endocrinologist

Finding your ideal endocrinologist can be hard! Today, we’d like to feature a past article that lends 10 tips for finding the best doctor for you. Whether you’re recently diagnosed with diabetes, recently moved, or are ready for a change, selecting an endocrinologist is important to your diabetes management. The relationship you have with

Pump Tip: How to Change Your Max Bolus

Pump: MiniMed Paradigm Models, MiniMed Revel and MiniMed 530G system It’s just not reasonable to expect one max bolus amount to work for every meal and every day. Some days, you may need a larger single bolus. Other days, your needs may be much smaller. The factory setting is 10 units, but this can