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3 Spooky Tips & Tricks for Halloween with Diabetes

There’s nothing scary about Halloween with diabetes —unless of course, you count all the spooky skeletons, ghosts, and vampires stalking around town.  But, when your child has type 1 diabetes, you should consider what they need to enjoy the sweetest of all the holidays.  First and foremost, celebrating Halloween with diabetes means managing blood

Are sugar substitutes OK for people with diabetes?

You can potentially live the sweet life as a person with diabetes, PWD. While too much sugar can be a concern for PWDs, artificial sweeteners can offer the chance to enjoy your favorite treats in a safer manner. While food science has provided PWDs with a possible way to savor their sweetened delights, a universal truth of nutrition still applies to artificial sugar substitutes:

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

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