diabetes Archive

Caring for Your Feet with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your feet, as you’re more vulnerable to foot problems because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. To ensure the best foot health, Certified Diabetes Foot Specialist and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Tasha Kennon, RN, BS, CDE, shares 15

Two New CareLink Reports for MiniMed 670G System Users

In diabetes management, as in so many aspects of life, knowledge (and understanding) is power. Fortunately, CareLink™ software gives you valuable information to help you better understand your diabetes. With comprehensive, actionable insights based on your pump and CGM information, you and your healthcare team have what you need to collaborate how best to

4 Tips for a Fun Summer Adventure

I’m always inspired by our MiniMed Ambassadors. A group of people who don’t let diabetes hold them back. Recently, Ambassador Phyllis, went on a safari in South Africa. She of course had her MiniMed 670G system with her throughout the trip. We asked Phyllis to share some of her special photos with our community

What I Want my Daughter to Know About My Diabetes

To My Daughter, Diabetes is a complicated disease. There’s a lot to know. What’s your blood sugar range? What’s a bolus, a basal, an A1C? What about insulin pumps? It can be difficult to keep track of it all. But there’s something even more difficult than counting carbs. Explaining my diabetes to you, my

What to Eat When You Need a Quick (and Healthy) Snack

Are there times when you want or need to eat something with low or no carb, but aren’t sure what to eat? We asked our friends in the community to tell us their favorite low or no carb go-to diabetes foods. We received hundreds of great food options, and listed them by category for