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living with diabetes Archive

How About Some Candy For Those Unexpected Lows?

Today, we're excited to share with you another guest blog from Katie Janowiak, who works for the Medtronic Foundation, our company's philanthropic arm. This time, Katie takes us back to her college days at Michigan State University and comically demonstrates the importance of always thinking ahead and being prepared when living with diabetes.

Celebrating A Pumpaversary

A few weeks ago, I celebrated my fourth "pumpaversary". And I really did celebrate the milestone of being on an insulin pump for four years, because my road to get here was a long one.

Diabetes Is Your Own Disease

Today we hear from 14-year-old Claire Montgomery, founder and writer of her own blog where she writes about the many changes over the past few years, including being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and moving to Mexico. She talks to us today about the lessons she has learned since her diagnosis and the

Living Long With Diabetes

Last week, the Associated Press ran an article about 90-year-old Bob Krause, who recently celebrated his 85th anniversary with type 1 diabetes. That's right, his 85th anniversary! To put it in perspective, the year Bob was born, Frederick Banting and John Macleod had just discovered insulin.