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living with diabetes Archive

Diabetes And Pregnancy: Bundle Of Joy x2

Many women say that pregnancy is a time that transforms their future knowing they are carrying the child they will one day hold in their arms. It's exciting, intimidating, and down-right frightening at times. And when you are a woman with diabetes experiencing pregnancy, many of these emotions can be drastically highlighted.

6 Battery Tips For Keeping Your Insulin Pump Powered Up

I've always believed that as a person with diabetes it's important to take what I learn and share this information with others. I have many times benefited by being on the receiving end and learning from my friends with diabetes. I like to use my blog posts as a way to educate and share

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