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Health and Wellness Archive

Navigating Nutrition & Diabetes

Nutrition and diabetes go hand-in-hand. That’s why today, we asked Medtronic Senior Diabetes Clinical Manager, Jennifer Morrison, MPH, RD, CDCES, who has been with us for 10 years, to talk more about this important topic. Keto or paleo?  Gluten-free or whole grain? Sugar-free or natural sugars? With so many messages, it’s no wonder nutrition

WINTERTIME ROUNDUP: HOLIDAY EDITION

December can be a very busy month when many people celebrate various holidays, spend time with family and friends near and far, and/or ring in the New Year. It can be a lot of excitement and a lot to think about ? in addition to thinking about diabetes! So we rounded up a few

5 Diabetes Myths vs. Reality: Diabetes Awareness Month Edition

  Today we’d like to honor Medtronic clinical team member, Judi, whom we’ve invited to bust some diabetes myths! She lives with type 1, has both personal and professional experience with diabetes, and brings a wealth of knowledge during a very special month. Take it away, Judi! Hello, and happy Diabetes Awareness Month! This

Steroids And Diabetes: The Effect On Your Glucose Levels

One of the most popular blogs of all time here at The LOOP is on steroid usage and diabetes, so we wanted to bring it back to you along with some new tips.  [Originally published August 27, 2015—Updated October 29th, 2020.] There are various reasons that people take steroid medications. Reasons include bone or

Tips for Customizing Your CGM Alert Settings

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) offers many benefits that can help with your diabetes management. A CGM allows you to see a new sensor glucose reading every 5 minutes which can show you the effects that diet, exercise, and medication can have on your glucose levels. When using the Guardian Sensor 3, there