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Health and Wellness Archive

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 high blood sugar

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

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval for MiniMed 770G Insulin Pump System

For people on the MiniMed 770G system, the MiniMed Mobile app mirrors the pump screen to allow you to see your pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data on your personal phone.

What You Should Know About COVID-19

  The year 2020 has certainly thrown all of us a curve ball! Since the introduction of COVID-19, from directions to shelter-in-place, wear masks in public, and remain socially distant from others, to local toilet paper shortages, we’ve experienced more than most of us could have ever imagined! While much of what’s happening with