Lifestyle Archive

Managing Diabetes as the Mother of the Bride

  Gina McKelvey is a senior diabetes clinical manager at Medtronic who lives with type 1 diabetes and wears the MiniMed 670G system. While she has been successfully managing her diabetes for many years, her daughter’s recent wedding was an event that she expected would bring a few challenges to her staying within her

I Can’t Imagine Life Without It

  While the MiniMed 670G system has been available for the past two years, we receive a lot of questions on the experience those using the system have had. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Nalani, a physician assistant in California who dedicates her life to helping others with diabetes. Nalani has been

Top Ten Tips for Traveling

  Summer is here and it’s time for many of us to hit the road – or air. Traveling with diabetes and an insulin pump can be daunting at times, but it shouldn’t keep you from exploring. Before you set out to satisfy your wanderlust, check out our answers to the top questions we

Taking Care of Your Insulin Pump So It Takes Care of You

  If you’ve been using an insulin pump for a while, you’ve likely gotten past that initial learning curve and figured out a routine that works well for you. Since insulin pumps can become so ingrained in your life, it’s helpful to take a step back and look at the things you can do

Former Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jason Johnson, Shares How Wearing an Insulin Pump Changed His Game

Retired Major League Baseball pitcher, Jason Johnson was the first player permitted to use an insulin pump out on the field while playing during a major league game. Jason recently sat down with Great Day, Tampa Bay to share how that shift in how he managed his diabetes gave him a better sense of