Education and Information Archive

Halloween For Kids With Diabetes

Today we welcome back Allison Blass as a guest blogger at The LOOP. In this post, she's digging up some childhood trick-or-treat memories and offering up some advice to D-parents about making Halloween fun for kids with diabetes. Also, whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, there's still time to enter your

Bolus Reminders For A Busy Mommy

That's the name of the game when you're a new mom. From the time your feet hit the floor in the morning until you lay back down at night for a hopeful few hours of rest, you're on the go. Whether you're getting the baby what he needs or trying to get yourself ready

Cooler Weather Is On Its Way! Remember Proper Insulin Storage

I have been sitting in meeting after meeting recently discussing the topic: high blood glucose (BG). People representing teams all over the company have thrown around the question "How can we help customers with unexplained high numbers" (without giving medical advice, of course, since you should rely on your doctor for that)?

Blood Glucose Readings Vs. Sensor Glucose Readings

Today we welcome back Dr. Mastrototaro, who answers one of the most frequently asked CGM questions: Why do sensor glucose readings lag behind blood glucose readings?

How Does CGM Really Work?

Last time you heard from Dr. Mastrototaro, he gave the short description of how Medtronic's integrated CGM works. Today, for those of you who might want to know more, he goes a bit more in-depth, explaining the roles of the sensor, transmitter and insulin pump in the system. He also talks about what goes