insulin pump therapy Archive

Clinical Trial Update: New Results On Insulin Pumps And Type 2 Diabetes

At Medtronic, a significant investment in clinical research is a key part of how we help people with diabetes enjoy greater freedom and better health. It’s what allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of new technologies or existing technologies for new groups of people. And, in addition to helping health care providers decide what

A Day In The Life: MDI VS. Insulin Pump Therapy with CGM

As someone who has lived with diabetes for over 11 years, I have experienced life with multiple daily injections (MDI), as well as an insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Either way, I am still living with diabetes, but these two lifestyles are fairly different in the way I manage my disease,

Two Pediatricians And A T1D Diagnosis

Like many other families, Dr. Stephen W. Russell and his wife, Dr. Gretel Russell, had no family connection to diabetes. They are also both pediatricians, though that didn’t prepare them for two new jobs in a new city – and a new diagnosis of diabetes for their daughter – all in the same summer.

Misconceptions About Insulin Pump Therapy And Type 2 Diabetes

Many people think that if you live with type 2 diabetes and use insulin pump therapy, it means you’ve failed in managing your diabetes. Unfortunately, it’s a misconception that Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Beth Spencer Kline, MSN, RN, NP-C, CDE, hears too often from patients. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease, and exercise

Tips For Someone Considering Insulin Pump Therapy

Are you currently on multiple daily injections and considering insulin pump therapy? Meet these four individuals who all live with diabetes and wear a MiniMed insulin pump, and previously managed their diabetes with multiple daily injections (MDI). Hear what they have to say about making the switch! Already on pump therapy? Share your tips