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continuous glucose monitor Archive

Swimming with diabetes. Let’s dive in!

As a person with diabetes, you may have a lot of questions about swimming and how it may affect you— but there’s one thing that’s certain; swimming is a great way to exercise and have fun in the sun. Still, you should keep a few things in mind before you take the plunge. Tips

New CGM Coverage for Medicare customers

We know that for those with Medicare coverage, it’s been long awaited to have the Medtronic integrated continuous glucose monitor (CGM) covered, and we’re thrilled to announce that the wait is over. Medicare has officially expanded to include CGMs that integrate with Medtronic insulin pumps. “This is a very important benefit expansion for our

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