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living with diabetes Archive

Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir

The latest innovations: Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir   An infusion set is the tubing that connects an insulin pump to the body and helps to deliver insulin. Historically, infusion sets require changing every two to three days. However, the Medtronic Extended infusion set  is the first and only infusion set designed for

Can you eat candy on Halloween if you have diabetes?

Halloween candy and diabetes may not sound like a good mix. Can people with diabetes eat Halloween candy? While this can be a challenge for people living with diabetes, it is by no means impossible. Here are a few suggestions on how to navigate this situation if you or your child has diabetes. Go

Managing diabetes at school

  Managing diabetes at school entails proper planning, documentation, and open communication. There are an estimated 210,000 children in the US living with diabetes. These children can engage in the same activities as their peers, but they need additional considerations when going to school or participating in extracurriculars. This may mean taking extra breaks

My Commitment to the Medtronic Community

  Hi everyone! I’m reaching out to introduce myself to our Medtronic community. Thanks to those who shared messages of support and advice. Naturally, my first few months were spent getting to know the community we have the honor of serving and diving into our business.   Why Medtronic Diabetes There are so many intersections

Who’s ready to dance?

Music festival season is in full swing, and Medtronic Ambassador Maya recently attended EDC in Las Vegas and has the inside scoop! From diabetes supply kit items and hypo snacks to safety precautions and personal recommendations – continue reading for all the details! Who’s ready to dance?! One of my favorite hobbies is attending