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diabetes technology Archive

InPen Smart Insulin Pen System and Guardian Connect System: Mattie’s Story

  Hi! I am Mattie and I have been living with type one diabetes for 20 years. Learning to accept my diabetes, especially through my adolescent years, was difficult for me. I truly did not understand what it meant to have type 1 diabetes and the importance of taking care of it. As I

How Diabetes Treatments Have Changed

It’s always so interesting to hear from people who have been living with diabetes for several years and hear about the advancements in diabetes management. Seeing pictures and stories about what life was like 10, 20, and even 40 years ago is powerful in regard to having an understanding about how far treatments have

FDA Approves the MiniMed 670G System for Children 7-13

The Big News I have been personally touched by the inspiring stories of children and their families. Juggling school tests and carb counts. Middle of the night finger pokes. Highs and lows, physically and emotionally. And while my three children don’t have diabetes, I know the feeling of wanting the very best for them

5 Can’t Miss Trends from the 2018 ADA Scientific Sessions

  One of my favorite people is Dr. Francine Kaufman, our Chief Medical Officer. With a long and inspiring career as a world-leading pediatric endocrinologist, researcher, author and humanitarian, she is a powerful thought leader and tireless advocate for people with diabetes. Next week, she’ll attend the 78th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions

2017 Round-Up: 7 of Our Favorite Posts from the Year

Last year was an exciting year for all of us here at Medtronic Diabetes, from putting the first group of people with diabetes on the MiniMed 670G system, to sponsoring a team of runners in the New York Marathon with Beyond Type 1!  It’s been my absolute pleasure to highlight some absolutely inspiring stories