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continuous glucose monitor Archive

Innovator Interview: The MiniMed 630G System

It’s an exciting time at Medtronic Diabetes! With the recent launch of the MiniMed® 630G system there are many people that have been working tirelessly to bring this product to life and into your hands. Here’s an insider perspective from Afshin Bazargan, Director of Research and Technology Development. Outside of work, Afshin has two

Five Myths Of CGM

When first thinking about insulin pump therapy or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), did you have questions or thoughts of what it might be like and how it would work? Maybe you were concerned about what taking the next step would be like? Or, you may have used CGM in the past, but with so

5 Ways To Treat Low Blood Sugar

There are many ways I have treated a low blood glucose (BG) over the 10 plus years I have lived with type 1 diabetes, and I’ve determined how quickly my body reacts to particular items. Depending on my low, I use a different item to treat it, but always aim for 15 grams of

Innovator Interview: Enlite Improvements

“Continuous improvements are a part of our process and culture, and we will never lose this focus.” Meet Brian Kannard, a Senior Program Manager from our continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Research and Development team who focuses on product development. His current project: advancing the Enlite sensor platform. Q. What is your connection to diabetes?

7 Holiday Diabetes Management Tips

In the midst of all the holiday hustle and bustle, people with diabetes can have a mound of other stresses to contend with, such as blood sugar fluctuations as a direct result of a full calendar. Living with type 1 diabetes for over 25 years, MiniMed Ambassador, previous Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager and blogger