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Lifestyle Archive

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes  

Going back to school this year comes with lots of extra anxieties.  School guidelines are changing daily!  Back to school preparations include more than shopping for new supplies and clothing for students with Type 1 Diabetes.    I have been a Special Educator for over 18 years, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes.  My yearly

InPen Smart Insulin Pen System and Guardian Connect System: Mattie’s Story

  Hi! I am Mattie and I have been living with type one diabetes for 20 years. Learning to accept my diabetes, especially through my adolescent years, was difficult for me. I truly did not understand what it meant to have type 1 diabetes and the importance of taking care of it. As I

Fun in the Sun with Diabetes Devices

Summer is here, and with the sunshine and hot days comes sweat, sunscreen, and sand. Here are some things to consider regarding diabetes management during this time of year.   Keeping your sensor or infusion set in place: Heat and perspiration can compromise adhesive, and it can be a challenge to keep insulin pump

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

How Diabetes Treatments Have Changed

It’s always so interesting to hear from people who have been living with diabetes for several years and hear about the advancements in diabetes management. Seeing pictures and stories about what life was like 10, 20, and even 40 years ago is powerful in regard to having an understanding about how far treatments have