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Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir

The latest innovations: Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir   An infusion set is the tubing that connects an insulin pump to the body and helps to deliver insulin. Historically, infusion sets require changing every two to three days. However, the Medtronic Extended infusion set  is the first and only infusion set designed for

A personal experience with My Insights

A personal experience with My Insights for the MiniMed™ 770G system   Medtronic’s first-of-its-kind program, My Insights, brings you a new email exclusively available to individuals using the MiniMed™ 770G insulin pump and Guardian™ Sensor 3. It’s a monthly Medtronic dashboard that shares insights like you’ve never seen before, with personalized tips based on

Can you eat candy on Halloween if you have diabetes?

Halloween candy and diabetes may not sound like a good mix. Can people with diabetes eat Halloween candy? While this can be a challenge for people living with diabetes, it is by no means impossible. Here are a few suggestions on how to navigate this situation if you or your child has diabetes. Go

Taking on Your Own Insurance Plan After the Age of 26

  As you make your way through your early twenties, either pursuing a degree or starting your career, some of you may have been able to use your parent’s insurance plan to help manage the cost of treating diabetes. After all, insurance for diabetes is one of the most important ways to ensure you

Managing diabetes at school

  Managing diabetes at school entails proper planning, documentation, and open communication. There are an estimated 210,000 children in the US living with diabetes. These children can engage in the same activities as their peers, but they need additional considerations when going to school or participating in extracurriculars. This may mean taking extra breaks