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Global Heroes Archive

Diagnosis Didn’t End the Run: Congratulations 2014 Global Heroes

Running long distances was never supposed to be easy, and it becomes even harder when your body becomes a barrier. For runners diagnosed with medical conditions, this is a reality. It’s so inspiring to see those impacted by medical technology overcome everyday hurdles, and each year, Medtronic hosts the Global Heroes program to celebrate

Running Toward Your Dreams: Congratulations To The 2013 Medtronic Global Heroes

If you live with the help of a medical device, you have at least a few additional hurdles to face in order to live well and accomplish your goals. That's why it' so inspiring to see people overcoming these hurdles in both everyday ways and really big ones. To celebrate some of these big

Call For Entries: Medtronic Global heroes Program

Remember Celine Parent, Lindsey Burch, and Lindsay Gossack? Not only do they have living with diabetes in common, they're also inspirational insulin pumpers and Medtronic Global Heroes! Along with these blog posts, you can hear more stories from the 2012 Global Heroes in this video.

Spotlight: Medtronic Global Hero, Celine Parent

I would like for you to meet Celine Parent. After a diagnosis with diabetes, she saw that her life would take a different path which would one day include becoming a half marathoner and triathlete. Recently, she was selected to run a 10 mile race as a Medtronic Global Hero because of her work

My Personal Best, Motivated by Diabetes

On Sunday, October 2, I ran the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. This was the 30th running of the "most beautiful marathon in America" and Medtronic's new CEO Omar Ishrak spoke to the 8,500 marathon runners and 7,500 TC 10-mile runners, priming us just before the start. It was great to have him kick it