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Bolus Options For Your Thanksgiving Feast

As Thanksgiving approaches you might be thinking one of three things: the arrival of the pilgrims to North America, what you are thankful for, and what yummy meal(s) you might be eating the day of! So as you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, let's talk about the word that goes hand in hand with

Hiking with diabetes in the Rocky Mountains

My name is Jaime and I have type 1 diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was three years old and have never let diabetes stop me from living a life full of adventure, travel, and joy-filled experiences. My most recent adventure was a hiking trip to Colorado to hike Rocky Mountain National Park with

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.