diabetes online community Archive

World Diabetes Day: The Morning After

Today is November 15, the day after the awe inspiring annual World Diabetes Day. Although yesterday was filled with hope and unity, if you will allow me to be frank here for a moment, I feel sad today. It is the day after a very important day, but my friends and I in the

Let’s Build Our Timeline Together

As many of you know, we launched the Medtronic Diabetes Facebook page a few weeks ago. We're really enjoying the opportunity to connect with customers like you both on Facebook as well as here at The LOOP. In addition to answering your questions and providing tips and information, it's been wonderful to hear from so

Paint The Town Blue – It’s World Diabetes Day!

I have had diabetes for a decade with my diagnosis occurring at the age of twelve. Of course, it changed everything about my life and I have worked for the past ten years to continue to learn how to embrace my diabetes. I struggled at first but when I got involved in the diabetes

Reaching Out To The DOC Through Diabetes Advocates

On Friday, we invited over 20 members of the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) to Northridge, CA to visit the home of the Diabetes business unit of Medtronic for what we called the Diabetes Advocate Forum (#MedtronicDAF). We thank everyone for coming and those who participated via Twitter for a very fun and dynamic day.