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diabetes Archive

One Mom and Son Adjust to Having Matching Insulin Pumps

Today, we’d like to introduce you to our Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Katie, whose son was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Katie knew immediately how she wanted to proceed with her son’s therapy. Today, she shares that experience with us. There I was, standing in the bathroom at a sports complex staring at my

Running 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days – TWICE!

When I first heard of Linda’s desire to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days, I was so inspired. When I learned this was the second year in a row, she was planning to do this, I was in complete awe! I was lucky enough to be in close contact with Linda’s

Announcing the New and Improved Guardian Connect CGM System!

  The Guardian Connect system is a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), for people on multiple daily injections, that tracks glucose levels day and night and alerts of highs or lows before they happen. We’re excited to announce FDA approval for a new version of the Guardian Connect system! Available summer 2020, this new version

One Mom’s Tips for Navigating Your Child’s Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

Our team had the pleasure of meeting Megan Nagel and her son, Luke, when we went to their home to film their story, which you can see more of here. We recently asked Megan if there was anything she wished she would have known when Luke was first diagnosed with diabetes. Today, she shares

Lumps And Bumps From Insulin Therapy

Here at Medtronic, we get a lot of questions from customers about the lumps and bumps that may appear at injection sites. So, here's a Q&A on what these lumps are, why they occur and how to prevent them.