continuous glucose monitoring Archive

College Life with Diabetes: Study Sessions, Work Outs, First Dates and MiniMed Connect

David Norris was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during the fall semester of his freshman year of college in 2013. He started his diabetes management with insulin injections but a few months later started insulin pump therapy with the MiniMed® 530G with Enlite. Fast forward four years and David is now a college senior,

Living Alone with Diabetes

Ever concerned about living alone with diabetes? Like most other things, it just means some extra preparation and a little occasional help from your friends.  Today, MiniMed Ambassador Leslie Kramer tells us how she does it. Almost 40 years ago a very wise woman, my mother, allowed me to make the most important decision

The Facts About Low Blood Sugar

It’s no shock that hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is often the number one concern for people managing type 1 diabetes, and even type 2 diabetes. We all know that hypoglycemia can be extremely dangerous, and catching and treating these lows is challenging. But have you ever thought about what impact lows may be having

Diabetes Sports Roundup

After a diabetes diagnosis people often wonder how it will impact their daily life. One of the top questions is:will I be able to still play sports and exercise like I used to? Today let’s hear from just a few of our very active athletes with diabetes and hear they’re inspiring stories – along

Why I Switched To A Continuous Glucose Monitor For My Diabetes Management

Editor’s Note: Over the years we’ve had a lot of great articles from guest bloggers about the role that MiniMed® pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors play in their lives and this is one of our favorites! Read on as Karen shares about the moment that she made the important decision to begin using CGM and