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Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir

The latest innovations: Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir   An infusion set is the tubing that connects an insulin pump to the body and helps to deliver insulin. Historically, infusion sets require changing every two to three days. However, the Medtronic Extended infusion set  is the first and only infusion set designed for

Five Myths Of CGM

When first thinking about insulin pump therapy or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), did you have questions or thoughts of what it might be like and how it would work? Maybe you were concerned about what taking the next step would be like? Or, you may have used CGM in the past, but with so

The Facts About Low Blood Sugar

It’s no shock that hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is often the number one concern for people managing type 1 diabetes, and even type 2 diabetes. We all know that hypoglycemia can be extremely dangerous, and catching and treating these lows is challenging. But have you ever thought about what impact lows may be having

5 Tips For Traveling With Diabetes

For 15 years MiniMed Ambassador, Jonni Lightfoot, has traveled all over the planet with diabetes as the bass player and bandleader for the band, Air Supply. You may remember him from previous guest blogs such as Rock N Roll Road Trip With Diabetes and A Little Help from a Friend: How I Started Insulin Pump Therapy.

Diabetes Sports Roundup

After a diabetes diagnosis people often wonder how it will impact their daily life. One of the top questions is:will I be able to still play sports and exercise like I used to? Today let’s hear from just a few of our very active athletes with diabetes and hear they’re inspiring stories – along