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2017 Round-Up: 7 of Our Favorite Posts from the Year

Last year was an exciting year for all of us here at Medtronic Diabetes, from putting the first group of people with diabetes on the MiniMed 670G system, to sponsoring a team of runners in the New York Marathon with Beyond Type 1!  It’s been my absolute pleasure to highlight some absolutely inspiring stories

Holidays and Diabetes: Tips for Enjoying Family, Food And Fun

There is something magical about this time of year that always makes me look forward to the holidays. I’m not sure if it’s all the festivities, the excitement to see friends and family or maybe even just the time off work, but there is something I absolutely love. But, I’ll be the first to

Inspired By Beyond Type Run

Last month, an inspirational 17 runners with type 1 diabetes courageously crossed the finish line of the world-renowned NYC Marathon. These runners were all part of Beyond Type Run, a Beyond Type 1 team initiative sponsored by Medtronic. We were incredibly proud to be able to support the team and inspired every step of

Insulin Bolus Options for Thanksgiving Meals

  As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, let’s talk about the word that goes hand in hand with feast, “bolus.” Depending on the type of food, you might want to select a unique bolus type to cover your meal. Here are the bolus options available on your insulin pump.   *Note: Some insulin

Finding a Community through Connected in Motion’s Slipstream

We were proud to sponsor the 2017 Connected in Motion SoCal SlipStream event, an adventure weekend for adults with T1D. I attended with MiniMed Ambassadors, Chris and Julie, and we had an absolute blast! (An island adventure with 60 other people with diabetes? Yes, please!) Today I welcome Chris to share his experience on