diabetes community Archive

Diabetes Advocate Forum 2016: Transforming Diabetes Care Together

Earlier this month, we had the wonderful opportunity to welcome 20+ people to our office in Southern California for another Diabetes Advocate Forum! Why? It’s an exciting time at Medtronic as we take some big steps toward our vision of transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health. It’s important to share

Take The Medtronic Community Member Survey

We love our community members and want to be sure we’re doing all we can to help you or your loved ones live a happier, healthier life with diabetes. To get a better understanding of who you are and how you use social media for diabetes information and support, we put together a quick

To Those Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes: What We Wish You Knew

When newly diagnosed with diabetes, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed, scared, uncertain, and confused, asking yourself, “What will my life be like now?” We asked our friends in the community what is the number one thing they wish someone who was newly diagnosed with diabetes knew. We received over 650 insightful words of wisdom,

New Consensus Statement from AACE and ACE on Insulin Pump Therapy

This week, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) updated their consensus statement on insulin pump therapy. If you or someone in your life lives with diabetes, you may be wondering: 1) what is a consensus statement and 2) what does this mean for me?

Thank You Arizona State Legislature!

Today, we're sending a very big THANK YOU to the Arizona State Legislature for passing a budget that restores access to insulin pumps for adults with diabetes in the state's Medicaid program. Until now, the Arizona Medicaid program included coverage for children with type 1 diabetes. However, once these children turned 21, they were