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Important Update For Medtronic Customers | The LOOP Blog

To our Valued Customers Recently Affected by the Tornadoes

As you know, Alabama and other southern states were recently devastated by what is being called one of the worst tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. Nothing can quite prepare us for the effects that a natural disaster such as this will have on us. In the past year alone our world has seen its

Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: “Healthy and Happy”

As most of you know, there was a time (not so very long ago) when women with type 1 diabetes were universally told they couldn't/shouldn't have children. Of course, we know that medical opinion on this topic has changed and physicians now tend to make recommendations about children based on each individual's health and

Research and Development at Medtronic: Driving Toward a Closed Loop System

Almost two years ago, I left my three-decade long position in academic medicine to come to Medtronic to be part of the effort to develop an artificial pancreas, a fundamental goal for all of us in diabetes research. With all of the work currently underway, Medtronic is committed to bringing innovation and advancement to
April DSMA Blog Carnival: Life Stages With Diabetes | The LOOP Blog

Life Stages With Diabetes

This month the Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is focusing on Life Stages with Diabetes. Specifically, the question posed is "how did relationships with other people help inspire you to take care of yourself?" In my very first carnival entry, I share some of my thoughts on the topic.

Living with Diabetes: Glen’s Story Part 2

Today we are happy to share Part 2 of Glen Lowe's story. In Part 1, Glen shared the story of his type 2 diagnosis and the work he is doing with the Health Care Disparities Group. Today in Part 2, Glen tells us about the devastating loss of his brother and serious complications that