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Steroids And Diabetes: The Effect On Your Glucose Levels

One of the most popular blogs of all time here at The LOOP is on steroid usage and diabetes, so we wanted to bring it back to you along with some new tips.  [Originally published August 27, 2015—Updated October 29th, 2020.] There are various reasons that people take steroid medications. Reasons include bone or
Carelink Refresh Blog

CareLink Software is Getting a Refresh!

  Did you know CareLink Personal software allows you to view your pump and/or CGM data whenever you like? And it’s not just for discussing with your healthcare team—these reports can be helpful in providing important information for you, too. CareLink Personal software helps people manage their diabetes by converting data from their insulin

Understanding Time in Range

Today, we invited Medtronic Medical Affairs Manager, Kevin Kelleher, MSHI, RN, CDCES, who is also a father to a child living with type 1 diabetes, to break down what Time in Range is and why you should care about it. As a car enthusiast, I often use cars as examples when explaining clinical terms.
Kris talks about being diagnosed with diabetes

What I Wish I Had Known When I Was Diagnosed with Diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes is hard, especially when you don’t know others who are living with diabetes and can support you with the types of questions you should ask or the options available.

Tips for Customizing Your CGM Alert Settings

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) offers many benefits that can help with your diabetes management. A CGM allows you to see a new sensor glucose reading every 5 minutes which can show you the effects that diet, exercise, and medication can have on your glucose levels. When using the Guardian Sensor 3, there