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Quality of Life: Beyond the A1C

Today I want to introduce you to Caroline, a MiniMed Ambassador and Instagram-fanatic, who recently served as one of our social media correspondents at the American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. Joined by the Medtronic team and healthcare professionals from around the world, Caroline attended countless sessions on diabetes care throughout

Thyroid Disorders & Type 1 Diabetes: Diabetes Forecast

A few years ago I felt extremely sluggish and I kept thinking it was blood sugar symptoms. When I talked to my endocrinologist about this, she checked my thyroid levels and “hypothyroid” was added as a new diagnosis on my chronic illness list. It wasn’t a surprise because it runs in my family and

Introducing NEW CareLink Personal Reports

Many of you have told us how much you’d like to be able to see in CareLink® Personal software the same reports and therapy insights your doctor sees in CareLink® Pro software. Great news – 7 NEW CareLink Personal reports do just that. Want to check out the new reports so you can get

Spring Cleaning: Pump And CGM Edition

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Spring! While many people are going through and cleaning their houses, we thought spring cleaning was a great time to look at how to clean your pump and CGM. We had a lot of great feedback on Naomi’s blogs on cleaning your insulin pump and CGM, and wanted to share

Advocating For Your Child With Diabetes: The Parent Perspective

A few months ago, we had the pleasure of meeting (and having our hearts stolen by) 5-year-old Xavier and his family, who visited us from Perth, Australia. Today we welcome his super-mum Naomi to talk about her role advocating for his care. Q. Hi Naomi, can you tell me about Xavier’s diagnosis (how old