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Taking on Your Own Insurance Plan After the Age of 26

  As you make your way through your early twenties, either pursuing a degree or starting your career, some of you may have been able to use your parent’s insurance plan to help manage the cost of treating diabetes. After all, insurance for diabetes is one of the most important ways to ensure you

My Commitment to the Medtronic Community

  Hi everyone! I’m reaching out to introduce myself to our Medtronic community. Thanks to those who shared messages of support and advice. Naturally, my first few months were spent getting to know the community we have the honor of serving and diving into our business.   Why Medtronic Diabetes There are so many intersections

My Experience with Every Medtronic Infusion Set

Naomi is a Medtronic employee. Thoughts and opinions are her own, and individual results may vary. Whether I’m rearranging the furniture or getting a new hairstyle, change is something that I welcome! After getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12, my life became structured very quickly which made me want

What you need to know about donating blood when you have diabetes

Donating blood is a selfless way to help others. A variety of medical conditions require regular blood transfusions — and regular blood donations make this possible. But people with diabetes should carefully consider any medical procedures involving blood, as their health depends on stable blood glucose and insulin levels. The good news is that

New CGM Coverage for Medicare customers

We know that for those with Medicare coverage, it’s been long awaited to have the Medtronic integrated continuous glucose monitor (CGM) covered, and we’re thrilled to announce that the wait is over. Medicare has officially expanded to include CGMs that integrate with Medtronic insulin pumps. “This is a very important benefit expansion for our