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Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes  

Going back to school this year comes with lots of extra anxieties.  School guidelines are changing daily!  Back to school preparations include more than shopping for new supplies and clothing for students with Type 1 Diabetes.    I have been a Special Educator for over 18 years, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes.  My yearly

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

WINTERTIME ROUNDUP: HOLIDAY EDITION

December can be a very busy month when many people celebrate various holidays, spend time with family and friends near and far, and/or ring in the New Year. It can be a lot of excitement and a lot to think about ? in addition to thinking about diabetes! So we rounded up a few

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