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Tips for Managing Diabetes During the Holiday Meals

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes since the age of 8, registered dietitian and Medtronic Certified Product Trainer, Sandra, knows firsthand how complicated it can be to navigate the holiday season while trying to manage your glucose levels. Below she shares some helpful tips to keep in mind for the season.   It’s that time

Insulin Bolus Options for Thanksgiving Meals

  As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, let’s talk about the word that goes hand in hand with feast, “bolus.” Depending on the type of food, you might want to select a unique bolus type to cover your meal. Here are the bolus options available on your insulin pump.   *Note: Some insulin

5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips

Editor’s Note: We’re honored to have the blog post “5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips” featured on the Glu community. Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Educator, Sandra, was diagnosed with type I diabetes at age 8, and her husband at age 11. It wasn’t until she became a Certified Product Trainer, training people with diabetes

15 Tips for Managing Diabetes during the Holidays

Today we welcome Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, and Diabetes Clinical Manager, Savanna Cummings. Savanna is dedicated to educating and providing the best possible outcomes for patients and healthcare providers using insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems, and believes in utilizing education and technology to achieve diabetes self-management for all people with diabetes.

4 Things You Can Get Out of Your CGM This Holiday Season

Even though it is a balmy 75 degrees here in Southern California, I’m one of the shameless people who have already started listening to holiday music. Whether or not you’re one of those individuals who embrace the holidays, to many, this time of year often signifies comfort and joy. Whether it’s fire on the