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Balancing Diabetes and Exercise

Whether you learned it from a movie or a CNN report, you probably know exercise releases endorphins—a pivotal hormone in your body’s reaction to pain and stress that is essential to your health. What’s more, aerobic exercise is the baseline for a robust metabolism and one of the building blocks of a balanced lifestyle.

Insulin And Exercise

Exercising is one of the best things you can do for your body when you have diabetes. Just a little physical activity every day makes a big difference in your health, happiness, and your ability to manage blood sugar.  But, you may have questions about how to manage your insulin therapy before, during, and

Marking the 100-Year Anniversary of the Discovery of Insulin

Almost 100 years ago, the first successful insulin shot was delivered to a 14-year-old boy. Since that day, insulin has become a bigger, if not the biggest, part of managing diabetes. Insulin  is now a life-saving medicine responsible for helping millions of people with diabetes manage their blood sugar. In short, the discovery of insulin was a milestone not just

Exercise Strategies for People on the MiniMed 770G System or the MiniMed 670G System

    Information about guest writer: Lyndsay is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist whose passion to advocate wellness in those living with diabetes comes from her personal experience of having T1D diagnosed at the age of 3. Since 2011, Lyndsay has worked as a Clinical Territory Manager with Medtronic and

Get Back on Track With Your New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but I think my New Year’s goals lasted two weeks! But, the idea behind what I was trying to accomplish definitely still has me motivated. Luckily, we have some inspiration from a fellow T1D. Justina is a yoga instructor with an awesome attitude and she has some great tips