diabetes care Archive

Establishing a Routine for Year-Round Diabetes Care

What are some things you need to know about routine care when you have diabetes and take insulin? How often do you need to see your doctor? What tests and checks are usually done? Let’s take a look at healthful routines to help you care for your diabetes throughout the year. Daily: Check your

Important Update on MiniMed 670G Availability and the Priority Access Program

Last fall we announced the FDA approval of the world’s first hybrid closed loop system and it was one of the proudest days of my career. After 35 years of innovation, we’re thrilled to make this revolutionary technology a reality. The MiniMed 670G® system is the most advanced insulin pump and sensor system that

Using My Endocrinologist to Find My Healthcare Team

Has anyone else experienced the frustration of finding a new doctor outside of your endocrinologist? There are so many things that my endo can touch on medically, but we all know the importance of having a good Primary Care doctor, an ophthalmologist, a podiatrist, (if you are female) a gynecologist, and even having an

Pump Tip: Changing the Time

Pump: MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed® 630G system It’s that time of year again. It’s time to ‘fall back’ into an extra hour of sleep! (Yay for more sleep!) Mark your calendar this weekend because Daylight Savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, November 6th, 2016. When adjusting your clocks,

2016 JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes – Death Valley

Editor’s note: Happy Diabetes Awareness month! This time of year there are many different ways that Medtronic employees raise funds and awareness for diabetes. Today I want you to meet Zach, a member of our Brand Communications team, who recently took part in the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. Death Valley is an extreme