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Five Ways You Can Fully Enjoy This Holiday Season

Keeping up with diabetes self-management during the holidays can be challenging, but rewarding. Here are some ways you can thrive during holiday feasting, stay active, keep up with treatment—and have fun.  Enjoy your meal without feeling overwhelmed.  Who said you can’t indulge and still pay attention to your dietary needs? Sure you can! Consider the plate method. Using a 9-inch dinning plate, fill

Celebrating the Holidays as a Person Living with Diabetes

  The holiday season is a special time for everyone, no matter how you’re celebrating. We get together with others, reconnect with friends and family—and stuff ourselves silly on seasonal treats. If you have diabetes, you may be wondering how you can successfully manage your blood sugar and insulin treatment schedule (if applicable) with all that holiday

Maximizing Your End-of-Year Deductible

As a person with diabetes, you’ve probably thought a lot about obtaining, maintaining, and maximizing insurance policies. Insurance can be costly and understanding your policy may be confusing and time-consuming—but there are ways to make sure you fully understand the scope of your benefits. One of those involves maximizing your end-of-year deductible. Most people

Medtronic Access Programs

  It’s been 100 years since the discovery of insulin, yet millions of people with diabetes around the world still cannot access the care they need. Medtronic is working to engineer the extraordinary for people throughout their diabetes journey. While some are benefiting from diabetes technology, too many are not, due to cost and access. To help, we created  a group of

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes  

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes includes more than shopping for new supplies and clothing. I have been a Special Educator for over 18 years, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes.  My yearly experience on the first day of school has been lots of stares and questions regarding my CGM (Continuous Blood Glucose