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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

My Experience with Every Medtronic Infusion Set

Naomi is a Medtronic employee. Thoughts and opinions are her own, and individual results may vary. Whether I’m rearranging the furniture or getting a new hairstyle, change is something that I welcome! After getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12, my life became structured very quickly which made me want

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.

Avoid Frozen Insulin: Tips for Cold Weather

Whether you like to hit the slopes snowboarding or skiing, hike up the windswept trails of a snowy mountain, or simply sit outside with a cup of hot cocoa—there’s always something to do outdoors in the winter. If you’re living with diabetes or if you have diabetes, you might have to venture out into the

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