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California to Hear Bill AB 447 to Authorize Medi-Cal to Cover CGM

At Medtronic, we know how valuable access to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) can be. We’ve heard countless stories from patients about the changes it’s made to daily diabetes management and how it’s helped improve their lives. Because of this, Medtronic, as well as others have been trying to ensure CGM coverage for Medicaid recipients

Travel Tips while Living with Diabetes

You might remember MiniMed Ambassador, Chris from his previous blog about Dating with Diabetes. These past few months Chris has been studying abroad and today shares with us his thoughts about traveling with diabetes and wearing an insulin pump and CGM. Diabetes should never get in the way of your ability to explore the

How to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will  go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and  lows (figuratively and literally)! Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

To a Volcano in Antarctica, With My Pump!

I love to hear inspiring stories about how people living with diabetes persevere and don’t let anything, including their diabetes hold them back. That’s why when I heard about Michael Carroll travelling to Antarctica, I couldn’t wait to have him share his story with us. Antarctica is called the “Harsh Continent” with good reason.

Intimate Moments: Diabetes Doesn’t have to Get in the Way

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’m lucky to have the best Valentine in the world – my beautiful wife. So, what better time to discuss diabetes and intimacy? As you may remember, I wear the MiniMed 630G system to help manage my daily life with diabetes. The CGM helps me make