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5 Things You Might Not Know About The MiniMed 530G System

Whether you’ve had an insulin pump for a long time or are looking in to getting one for the first time, here are 5 things you might not know about the MiniMed® 530G system. 1) MiniMed 530G with SmartGuard™ technology is the only pump that takes action for you. When you’re wearing the Enlite®

2016 Las Vegas Diabetes UnConference Recap

The Diabetes UnConference is an unstructured conference which was recently held in Las Vegas and allows those in attendance to create and moderate the agenda throughout the course of the event. Attendees can ask and answer questions and learn from their peers on such topics as diabetes burnout, depression, sex, discrimination, financial issues, getting

Awards Season, Diabetes-Style

It’s been an exciting award season for film and music but we believe that the diabetes community has important categories to recognize, too! So we recently asked our community to vote for their favorites in a variety of categories and here are the big winners. Best Supporting Character: Your Online Crew aka the Online

Dealing With Diabetes Stigma With Type 2 Diabetes

I have first-hand experiences of what it takes to live with type 1 diabetes. I often have to remind myself that I can only speak for type 1 because that’s my story and there isn’t just “one type.” Like many of you, I know people with LADA, gestational diabetes, and type 2 diabetes. And

8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of MiniMed Connect

If you’re currently using MiniMed Connect, the first and only system that lets you see pump and sensor information on your smartphone, here are some tips to help you get the most out of the product. 1. Know what you need to get started MiniMed Connect requires three components to work – your pump,