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diabetes tips Archive

5 Diabetes Myths vs. Reality: Diabetes Awareness Month Edition

  Today we’d like to honor Medtronic clinical team member, Judi, whom we’ve invited to bust some diabetes myths! She lives with type 1, has both personal and professional experience with diabetes, and brings a wealth of knowledge during a very special month. Take it away, Judi! Hello, and happy Diabetes Awareness Month! This

What You Should Know About COVID-19

  The year 2020 has certainly thrown all of us a curve ball! Since the introduction of COVID-19, from directions to shelter-in-place, wear masks in public, and remain socially distant from others, to local toilet paper shortages, we’ve experienced more than most of us could have ever imagined! While much of what’s happening with

Fun in the Sun with Diabetes Devices

Summer is here, and with the sunshine and hot days comes sweat, sunscreen, and sand. Here are some things to consider regarding diabetes management during this time of year.   Keeping your sensor or infusion set in place: Heat and perspiration can compromise adhesive, and it can be a challenge to keep insulin pump

3 Summertime Tips for Site Management

Summertime often means higher temps and humidity, which can be tricky when wearing an infusion set and CGM, but don’t sweat. 😊 Here are a few of our top tips to help with site management. If you find that it’s harder to keep your infusion set or glucose sensor in place as temps and

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