diabetes Archive

To a Volcano in Antarctica, With My Pump!

I love to hear inspiring stories about how people living with diabetes persevere and don’t let anything, including their diabetes hold them back. That’s why when I heard about Michael Carroll travelling to Antarctica, I couldn’t wait to have him share his story with us. Antarctica is called the “Harsh Continent” with good reason.

A Culture of Listening

At Medtronic, it is in our mission to have an understanding of what our patients go through on a daily basis. One way to foster this type of empathy is for employees to wear our products. This includes everyone from Operations, Research & Development, Sales, Marketing and the leadership team, including Omar Ishrak, CEO

4 Tips for Finding the Best Diabetes Support Network

For more than two decades, I thought I had to handle my life with diabetes on my own. It didn’t occur to me that having a network of support would be beneficial to me. But as it turns out, having a support network has made me healthier, more engaged and informed, and less alone.

Valentine’s Tips for All the Significant Others

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we recently asked our MiniMed Ambassadors if they had any tips to give to all of the significant others out there, living with someone who has diabetes. I have to say, as I read through some of these a part of me got a little teary-eyed. My husband and

Intimate Moments: Diabetes Doesn’t have to Get in the Way

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’m lucky to have the best Valentine in the world – my beautiful wife. So, what better time to discuss diabetes and intimacy? As you may remember, I wear the MiniMed 630G system to help manage my daily life with diabetes. The CGM helps me make