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continuous glucose monitor Archive

InPen Smart Insulin Pen System and Guardian Connect System: Mattie’s Story

  Hi! I am Mattie and I have been living with type one diabetes for 20 years. Learning to accept my diabetes, especially through my adolescent years, was difficult for me. I truly did not understand what it meant to have type 1 diabetes and the importance of taking care of it. As I

Fun in the Sun with Diabetes Devices

Summer is here, and with the sunshine and hot days comes sweat, sunscreen, and sand. Here are some things to consider regarding diabetes management during this time of year.   Keeping your sensor or infusion set in place: Heat and perspiration can compromise adhesive, and it can be a challenge to keep insulin pump

Dealing with Sticky Situations: Tape Tips and Site Management

Today we’ve invited Miranda Lowery, a Clinical Territory Manager at Medtronic, to share her tips for tape and site management. Miranda also has personal experience living with type 1 diabetes and uses the MiniMed 770G system. She’s lives in Georgia and knows a thing or two about the need for extra tape, especially when

Top 5 Tips for CGM Success

Gone are the days of checking your glucose levels through urine. For many, continuous glucose monitors (CGM) have become a common staple in helping to managing diabetes. With all technology though, there are keys to success that can help improve your experience when using a CGM. Based on customer feedback and input from the

Navigating Nutrition & Diabetes

Nutrition and diabetes go hand-in-hand. That’s why today, we asked Medtronic Senior Diabetes Clinical Manager, Jennifer Morrison, MPH, RD, CDCES, who has been with us for 10 years, to talk more about this important topic. Keto or paleo?  Gluten-free or whole grain? Sugar-free or natural sugars? With so many messages, it’s no wonder nutrition