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Lifestyle Archive

Happy Halloween! Remember To Turn In Your Costume Entries

Happy Halloween! We're sure you are excited about dressing up for Halloween this weekend. When you do, don't forget to take pics for The LOOP Halloween Costume Contest and email them to loopblog@medtronic.com long with a 300-word summary of your get-up by the 31st. We're giving prizes for our favorite three and top prize

Living on My Own With Diabetes

Today we hear from Nicole Purcell. She's had type 1 diabetes for nearly 30 years and, just recently, begun living on her own without parents or roommates for the first time ? a scary but exciting new journey . If you have any tips for Nicole or others in her situation, please share in

My Personal Best, Motivated by Diabetes

On Sunday, October 2, I ran the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. This was the 30th running of the "most beautiful marathon in America" and Medtronic's new CEO Omar Ishrak spoke to the 8,500 marathon runners and 7,500 TC 10-mile runners, priming us just before the start. It was great to have him kick it

Desert Springs Hospital’s Health And Diabetes Fest

On Saturday, October 1, I had the pleasure of attending Desert Springs Hospital's 20th Health and Diabetes Fest in Las Vegas, NV.

Call For Entries: The LOOP Halloween Costume Contest!

Halloween is almost here - that time of year to get creative and don your favorite costume. But if you're an all-year-round diabetes superhero and wear an insulin pump or CGM, how does that fit into your October 31st ensemble?