continuous glucose monitoring Archive

Finding Confidence: Not Letting Diabetes Hold Me Back

I tend to play it safe a lot. But lately, I’ve been trying new things and pushing myself out of my comfort zone. It’s not because of some new-found motivation or inspiration, nor is it because I’m trying to prove something to myself. It’s for my son. I strive to be the best dad

Update: Expanding Access To CGM In Medicare

It’s a new year, a new Congress, and a new opportunity to provide Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) coverage for diabetes patients on Medicare! As we told you last year, Medtronic is engaged in a coalition effort to support legislation that will expand coverage for diabetes therapies under Medicare. Right now, Medicare does not cover CGM

Reasons Why I Continue To Be Part Of The Medtronic Family

Our Medtronic family members are so important to us, so we asked the community, “What are the reasons you’ve stayed a Medtronic customer through the years?” We received an amazing outpour of over 1,200 reasons, and are excited to share 10 of our favorite heartfelt comments. When the team and I read through all

6 Steps For Taping Your Enlite Sensor

Properly applying your Enlite overtape plays a key role in helping keep your sensor in place. Just as important, your Enlite overtape should be applied after the sensor is inserted, but before connecting the transmitter to the sensor. These 6 steps walk you through applying your sensor overtape to help reduce transmitter movement and

Don’t Sweat It: Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes and an Insulin Pump

  As Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Nancy Lea, rings in the New Year, she anticipates her yoga studio will go from slightly overcrowded to masses of bodies crammed into tight rows. Their mats will be only inches apart from one another as they sweat and struggle through a 90-minute class. Exercise