diabetes Archive

6 Tips for Sick Days with Diabetes

Being sick can be a real drag, even more so if you have diabetes. Managing your diabetes when you’re under the weather can be tricky, so we asked some of our people with diabetes share their sick day management tips. Here are 6 tips they shared that may help you manage your diabetes sick days.

Encouraging a Life Without Limits: Connected in Motion

There are a lot of amazing organizations in the diabetes community and Connected in Motion plays a unique and important role. Their mission is to foster the community through education, sport, and outdoor adventures. (Key word: adventures.) We are so inspired by their mission that we’re proudly sponsoring their SoCal SlipStream event taking place

The Journey Toward Hope with Diabetes

  Meeting people with diabetes is always so inspirational. Sometimes I can barely keep my head straight with three children and a career. But, people living with diabetes, not only have that, they also have diabetes that they have to think about 24/7. One theme I hear over and over is how exercise really

Carb vs. Sugar: How to Understand Nutrition Labels

Growing up with Type 1 diabetes meant that much of my young life was spent hearing the quote “you can’t eat sugar.”  Typically, it was because it is the first thought people have when it comes to diabetes.  But there is so much more than sugars. Total carbohydrate grams are what help tell the

Ways to Thrive—Not Just Survive—in College with Diabetes

Starting college is such an exciting time, but when living with diabetes it also means more responsibility. We’ve asked MiniMed Ambassador, Addie, to share her tips as she starts her second year of college. Much to my loving parents’ dismay, I decided to move 1,627 miles away for college last year in order to