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Finding a Community through Connected in Motion’s Slipstream

We were proud to sponsor the 2017 Connected in Motion SoCal SlipStream event, an adventure weekend for adults with T1D. I attended with MiniMed Ambassadors, Chris and Julie, and we had an absolute blast! (An island adventure with 60 other people with diabetes? Yes, please!) Today I welcome Chris to share his experience on

Taking on the New York City Marathon with T1D

Meet Whitney, one of the runners who will be on the Beyond Type Run marathon team at the New York City marathon this Sunday, November 5. Whitney and team, we are so inspired by you and will be cheering for you every step of the way! As I prepare for the NYC Marathon this

Carb vs. Sugar: How to Understand Nutrition Labels

Growing up with Type 1 diabetes meant that much of my young life was spent hearing the quote “you can’t eat sugar.”  Typically, it was because it is the first thought people have when it comes to diabetes.  But there is so much more than sugars. Total carbohydrate grams are what help tell the

10 Ways to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and lows (figuratively and literally!) Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

15 Years with Type 1 Diabetes

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 on September 2, 2001. So tomorrow I am recognizing my fifteen year anniversary with diabetes…also known as my “diaversary.” Here’s why my diaversary is a big deal. For background, I come from a family where we celebrate every chance we can get