Lifestyle Archive

The Teal Pumpkin Project And How It Helps People with Diabetes

My household is one of inclusion. Since my husband lives with type 1 diabetes and I’ve heard stories about how he just wanted to feel the same as everyone else growing up, we make sure to teach our kids that everyone has something unique about them and excluding someone from something due to a

Encouraging a Life Without Limits: Connected in Motion

There are a lot of amazing organizations in the diabetes community and Connected in Motion plays a unique and important role. Their mission is to foster the community through education, sport, and outdoor adventures. (Key word: adventures.) We are so inspired by their mission that we’re proudly sponsoring their SoCal SlipStream event taking place

The Journey Toward Hope with Diabetes

  Meeting people with diabetes is always so inspirational. Sometimes I can barely keep my head straight with three children and a career. But, people living with diabetes, not only have that, they also have diabetes that they have to think about 24/7. One theme I hear over and over is how exercise really

Ways to Thrive—Not Just Survive—in College with Diabetes

Starting college is such an exciting time, but when living with diabetes it also means more responsibility. We’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Addie, to share her tips as she starts her second year of college. Much to my loving parents’ dismay, I decided to move 1,627 miles away for college last year in order to

4 Must-Know Tips for Back to School with Diabetes

  Heading back to school is an exciting time, but it can require additional preparation if you have a child with diabetes. Today, we’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Chris, to talk about how he helps prepare for sending his son, Christian to school. As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, the beginning