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living with diabetes Archive

Celebrating the Holidays as a Person Living with Diabetes

  The holiday season is a special time for everyone, no matter how you’re celebrating. We get together with others, reconnect with friends and family—and stuff ourselves silly on seasonal treats. If you have diabetes, you may be wondering how you can successfully manage your blood sugar and insulin treatment schedule (if applicable) with all that holiday

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes  

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes includes more than shopping for new supplies and clothing. I have been a Special Educator for over 18 years, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes.  My yearly experience on the first day of school has been lots of stares and questions regarding my CGM (Continuous Blood Glucose

InPen Smart Insulin Pen System and Guardian Connect System: Mattie’s Story

  Hi! I am Mattie and I have been living with type one diabetes for 20 years. Learning to accept my diabetes, especially through my adolescent years, was difficult for me. I truly did not understand what it meant to have type 1 diabetes and the importance of taking care of it. As I

Overcoming COVID-19 with Type 1 Diabetes

For close to the past year we have all changed the way we live our lives — staying at home, seeing friends and family members outside from six feet away, and wearing masks whenever we are in public. Living with diabetes also heightens the anxiety around contracting COVID-19 since the virus may make it

Medtronic Commitment to Customer Access Through Financial Support Options

Living with diabetes can come with many challenges, including cost and access to technologies. To help, we created Medtronic Assurance – a group of programs for eligible U.S. customers facing financial difficulty, the loss of a job, or inadequate or loss of insurance coverage. Below are programs we hope you find helpful to potentially