Lifestyle Archive

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

How Riding in the Ride to Cure Impacted One Medtronic Diabetes Employee

Medtronic recently kicked-off a 3-year partnership with JDRF by sponsoring a team of riders at the JDRF Ride to Cure in Amelia Island, FL. To help increase awareness and participation, Medtronic invited employees to enter for a chance to join the cycling team in Florida. Over 80 employees applied. Today, we’d like to introduce

Back to College with Diabetes

You may remember Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Addie from her thoughts on being in high school with diabetes and navigating her first year of college. Today, we asked her to share how she’s feeling about going into her junior year of college. I like to think that I am officially an expert at the whole

Getting Back to Adventure without Diabetes in the Way

Today we’re thrilled to share an inspiring guest post from Joel, a successful writer, advertising expert and adventure-lover who has lived with type 1 diabetes for 39 years. His story of overcoming some fears – fears that are likely all too familiar for many of you – is one you won’t want to miss.