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Bolus Archive

4 Features of the Bolus Wizard

A lot of our customers give credit to the Bolus Wizard being one of their favorite features of their insulin pump because it takes out a lot of the guess work involved in day-to-day boluses. Guess work like, how much insulin is stacked up since the last time I gave a bolus to bring

Election Results Are In! Find Out Who Won Favorite Diabetes Ambassador

I want to take a moment to thank all of you who participated in the Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador Election! It was exciting to host an election allowing the community to come together and share their thoughts and vote on their favorite diabetes ambassador.

We Need Your Vote! Diabetes Ambassador Election 2012!

In the spirit of the 2012 U.S. General Election held today, we thought we would run an election of our own to determine your favorite Medtronic sponsored Diabetes Ambassador of all-time. Over the last 30 years, several characters have helped us communicate with kids and kids at heart in the diabetes community. Today, the

Pizza And Martini Night!

As a person with diabetes, I find that certain foods will completely wreck my blood sugar. Those items can vary from person to person, but I've got quite a list of foods that always bring me major blood sugar mayhem. So when I began pumping after 28 years of injections I was

Convenience Is A Necessity

Before my Paradigm Revel, my old routine used to look a bit like this: 1. Check blood sugar 2. Calculate carbs (if eating a meal or snack) 3. Pull out the calculator and use about 3-4 different mathematical equations to guess at a round-about dose for said carbs 4. Then, either inject (if I were using pens) or