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Health and Wellness Archive

Having a Child on the MiniMed 770G system—A Q&A with Natasha

When three-year-old Mason isn’t running around as fast as Sonic the Hedgehog, his family is helping to manage his type 1 diabetes. When Mason was diagnosed at 16 months old, his mom Natasha, jumped in and learned everything possible about how to help him feel good and live a full life. I sat down

Dealing with Sticky Situations: Tape Tips and Site Management

Today we’ve invited Miranda Lowery, a Clinical Territory Manager at Medtronic, to share her tips for tape and site management. Miranda also has personal experience living with type 1 diabetes and uses the MiniMed 770G system. She’s lives in Georgia and knows a thing or two about the need for extra tape, especially when

Getting Started with the MiniMed 770G System: Rachel’s Story

Today, we’d like to introduce you to, Medtronic Ambassador, Rachel, who recently started using the MiniMed 770G system. Hear from her on how having her diabetes information at her fingertips has made an impact on her life. Let me set the scene. I’m at a business dinner wearing a casual, black, one-piece dress. Like

Top 5 Tips for CGM Success

Gone are the days of checking your glucose levels through urine. For many, continuous glucose monitors (CGM) have become a common staple in helping to managing diabetes. With all technology though, there are keys to success that can help improve your experience when using a CGM. Based on customer feedback and input from the

Overcoming COVID-19 with Type 1 Diabetes

For close to the past year we have all changed the way we live our lives — staying at home, seeing friends and family members outside from six feet away, and wearing masks whenever we are in public. Living with diabetes also heightens the anxiety around contracting COVID-19 since the virus may make it