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Getting Started with the MiniMed 770G System: Rachel’s Story

Today, we’d like to introduce you to, Medtronic Ambassador, Rachel, who recently started using the MiniMed 770G system. Hear from her on how having her diabetes information at her fingertips has made an impact on her life. Let me set the scene. I’m at a business dinner wearing a casual, black, one-piece dress. Like

Top Tips for Your Medical Device Apps

In today’s world, people manage almost everything in their lives on their smartphone. So, why should managing your diabetes be any different? We’re thrilled to bring you smartphone apps with the MiniMed 770G system, Guardian Connect CGM, and the InPen smart pen. Here are a few tips to make sure you’re getting the most

How to Clean Your Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitor

  Keeping personal items clean right now is more important than ever. Whether you have an insulin pump, continuous glucose monitor (CGM) transmitter, or both, here’s everything you need to know about keeping them clean.   Pump Cleaning Tips     CGM Cleaning Tips   We hope these tips help set you up for

Tricks for a Halloween with Diabetes-Friendly Treats

Remember the Teal Pumpkin Project? It was featured on the blog a few years ago and the movement is still going strong! Started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project promotes the inclusion of non-food treats for trick-or-treaters, particularly for those with serious food allergies or other diet

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