continuous glucose monitoring Archive

Introducing the MiniMed Ambassadors Program

Our customers often tell us how much they love their MiniMed insulin pump and CGM and how it helps them manage their diabetes, allowing them to focus on the things in life that matter most (family, friends, adventures etc.). But they also tell us that the decision to choose pump therapy was a big

Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

There’s a saying that goes: “always choose the right tool for the job”. Well, when it comes to managing my blood sugars during the “busy season” between Halloween and New Years’ Day (or, for that matter, any other season), the right tool – the one I was born with – stopped working over thirty

4 Tips for Infusion Set and Sensor Site Rotations

When I started the MiniMed 530G with Enlite, I committed to wearing the Enlite sensor all the time. When I wore the Sof-sensor, I took occasional sensor breaks, but now with Enlite, I didn’t want to continue that same habit. I quickly found it was important to use my “real estate” wisely when it

4 Things You Can Get Out of Your CGM This Holiday Season

Even though it is a balmy 75 degrees here in Southern California, I’m one of the shameless people who have already started listening to holiday music. Whether or not you’re one of those individuals who embrace the holidays, to many, this time of year often signifies comfort and joy. Whether it’s fire on the

How to Personalize Your Pump and CGM Alarm Settings

There are many different alerts and alarms built-in to insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems today, which may be overwhelming if you turn them all on at once or set them to levels that aren’t right for you. Your MiniMed insulin pump and CGM allows you to personalize various features and alarms