Sam Talbot’s Favorite Snacks

Along with family time and fireworks, Fourth of July weekend may involve a lot of snacking. We asked Chef Sam Talbot to share some of his favorite snacks to give our community some creative inspiration. These are all incredibly simple to make, with just a few classic ingredients that you might already have in your

Posted on 2020-07-02 14:45:02 by Rachel Cooley

Running 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days – TWICE!

When I first heard of Linda’s desire to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days, I was so inspired. When I learned this was the second year in a row, she was planning to do this, I was in complete awe! I was lucky enough to be in close contact with Linda’s husband

Posted on 2020-06-24 12:39:20 by Amanda Griswold

3 Summertime Tips for Site Management

Summertime often means higher temps and humidity, which can be tricky when wearing an infusion set and CGM, but don’t sweat. 😊 Here are a few of our top tips to help with site management. If you find that it’s harder to keep your infusion set or glucose sensor in place as temps and humidity

Posted on 2020-05-28 16:12:33 by Naomi Ruperto

Announcing the New and Improved Guardian Connect CGM System!

  The Guardian Connect system is a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), for people on multiple daily injections, that tracks glucose levels day and night and alerts of highs or lows before they happen. We’re excited to announce FDA approval for a new version of the Guardian Connect system! Available summer 2020, this new version includes

Posted on 2020-05-22 06:20:21 by Katie Schmitz

One Mom’s Tips for Navigating Your Child’s Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

Our team had the pleasure of meeting Megan Nagel and her son, Luke, when we went to their home to film their story, which you can see more of here. We recently asked Megan if there was anything she wished she would have known when Luke was first diagnosed with diabetes. Today, she shares those

Posted on 2020-05-07 13:26:13 by Amanda Griswold

Lumps And Bumps From Insulin Therapy

Here at Medtronic, we get a lot of questions from customers about the lumps and bumps that may appear at injection sites. So, here’s a Q&A on what these lumps are, why they occur and how to prevent them.

Posted on 2020-04-21 08:49:00 by Editorial Team

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 success

Posted on 2020-04-01 16:17:39 by Naomi Ruperto

The New Diabetes.Shop Makes It Easier to Order and Track Your Diabetes Supplies

We’re excited to announce the launch of the all-new Diabetes.Shop, a mobile-friendly website that makes managing your diabetes supplies with Medtronic easy and personalized. You spoke, and we listened. Our team spent months collecting customer feedback to re-envision the Diabetes.Shop experience – to give you clarity and peace of mind when ordering and tracking your

Posted on 2020-03-02 13:57:22 by Rachel Cooley

A Message From Our President

Hi everyone, my name is Sean Salmon. I’m the new President of the Medtronic Diabetes business. As I’ve come into this role, I’ve spent much of my time listening to countless people in the community who live with diabetes or care for someone who has the disease and it’s been incredibly insightful to learn about

Posted on 2020-02-24 21:17:20 by Editorial Team

Love + Diabetes: Through the Highs & Lows

Jaime Cline is a Sr. Customer Service Supervisor on our 24-Hour Technical Support Team. She uses her unique perspective as someone living with type 1 diabetes and using the MiniMed 670G system to motivate her work and connect with others who call in for support with their diabetes technologies. James, Jaime’s husband, wanted to take

Posted on 2020-02-19 08:19:25 by Kendra Cassillo