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Hiking with diabetes in the Rocky Mountains

My name is Jaime and I have type 1 diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was three years old and have never let diabetes stop me from living a life full of adventure, travel, and joy-filled experiences. My most recent adventure was a hiking trip to Colorado to hike Rocky Mountain National Park with

Taking on Your Own Insurance Plan After the Age of 26

  As you make your way through your early twenties, either pursuing a degree or starting your career, some of you may have been able to use your parent’s insurance plan to help manage the cost of treating diabetes. After all, insurance for diabetes is one of the most important ways to ensure you

Managing diabetes at school

  Managing diabetes at school entails proper planning, documentation, and open communication. There are an estimated 210,000 children in the US living with diabetes. These children can engage in the same activities as their peers, but they need additional considerations when going to school or participating in extracurriculars. This may mean taking extra breaks

Who’s ready to dance?

Music festival season is in full swing, and Medtronic Ambassador Maya recently attended EDC in Las Vegas and has the inside scoop! From diabetes supply kit items and hypo snacks to safety precautions and personal recommendations – continue reading for all the details! Who’s ready to dance?! One of my favorite hobbies is attending

Swimming with diabetes. Let’s dive in!

As a person with diabetes, you may have a lot of questions about swimming and how it may affect you— but there’s one thing that’s certain; swimming is a great way to exercise and have fun in the sun. Still, you should keep a few things in mind before you take the plunge. Tips