Education and Information Archive

Insulin Bolus Options for Thanksgiving Meals

  As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, let’s talk about the word that goes hand in hand with feast, “bolus.” Depending on the type of food, you might want to select a unique bolus type to cover your meal. Here are the bolus options available on your insulin pump.   *Note: Some insulin

Medtronic Service and Support for Animas Insulin Pump Customers

As you may have read, this morning Animas announced its decision to close its insulin pump business, discontinuing the manufacturing and sale of all Animas® Vibe® and OneTouch Ping® insulin pumps in the US and Canada. In addition, Animas has selected Medtronic to be its partner-of-choice to support Animas customers through this time. Our top

Update for Roche Accu-Chek Customers

  You may have heard some recent changes with Roche diabetes business so I wanted to shed some light on the recent news. If you’re a Roche Accu-Chek customer, I want to assure you that we’re going to be here for you every step of the way. As of August 31, Roche will no

4 Must-Know Tips for Back to School with Diabetes

  Heading back to school is an exciting time, but it can require additional preparation if you have a child with diabetes. Today, we’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Chris, to talk about how he helps prepare for sending his son, Christian to school. As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, the beginning

Caring for Your Feet with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your feet, as you’re more vulnerable to foot problems because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. To ensure the best foot health, Certified Diabetes Foot Specialist and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Tasha Kennon, RN, BS, CDE, shares 15