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How to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will  go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and  lows (figuratively and literally)! Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

Pump Tip: Daylight Savings Spring 2017

Pump: MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed®630G system It’s time to ‘spring forward” into springtime and warmer temperatures! Make sure you’re ready too by marking your calendar for March 12th, 2017, as Daylight Savings time ends at 2am and you must ’spring forward’ your pump’s time. The time on your insulin

Intimate Moments: Diabetes Doesn’t have to Get in the Way

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’m lucky to have the best Valentine in the world – my beautiful wife. So, what better time to discuss diabetes and intimacy? As you may remember, I wear the MiniMed 630G system to help manage my daily life with diabetes. The CGM helps me make

10 Ways to Care for Your MiniMed Insulin Pump

In time, your MiniMed® insulin pump will become your side-kick. It will go everywhere with you and will be by your side through many highs and lows (figuratively and literally!) Since it will go along with you for so many life adventures, why not take a few extra minutes to keep your side-kick in

New Year, New You! Belts and Sport Pouches to help with your fitness goals

It’s a New Year, which means time to set your resolutions! No better time to reset and plan for the year ahead.  The most common resolutions are related to fitness. Healthy lifestyle choices are also an important part of managing your diabetes therapy and wearing an insulin pump should not limit you from staying