diabetes online community Archive

Dealing With Diabetes Stigma With Type 2 Diabetes

I have first-hand experiences of what it takes to live with type 1 diabetes. I often have to remind myself that I can only speak for type 1 because that’s my story and there isn’t just “one type.” Like many of you, I know people with LADA, gestational diabetes, and type 2 diabetes. And

Living Well With Diabetes? Show Us How And Enter Our Instagram Contest!

Managing diabetes is difficult and requires a lot of work every day. But you know that it doesn’t have to hold you back. Part of diabetes awareness means letting friends, family and the general public know that you can live well with this disease and chase your dreams – whatever those dreams may be.

Reasons Why I Continue To Be Part Of The Medtronic Family

Our Medtronic family members are so important to us, so we asked the community, “What are the reasons you’ve stayed a Medtronic customer through the years?” We received an amazing outpour of over 1,200 reasons, and are excited to share 10 of our favorite heartfelt comments. When the team and I read through all

Celebrating The LOOP’s 4th Blogaversary

It’s that time of the year again to celebrate the start of The LOOP blog, marking its fourth year! We want to give a huge thank you to all of our readers for taking the time to read our posts, comment, support, guest blog, and share The LOOP with others along the way. With

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