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Are sugar substitutes OK for people with diabetes?

You can potentially live the sweet life as a person with diabetes, PWD. While too much sugar can be a concern for PWDs, artificial sweeteners can offer the chance to enjoy your favorite treats in a safer manner.  While food science has provided PWDs with a possible way to savor their sweetened delights, a universal truth of nutrition still applies to artificial sugar

Returning to school with Type 1 Diabetes  

Going back to school this year comes with lots of extra anxieties.  School guidelines are changing daily!  Back to school preparations include more than shopping for new supplies and clothing for students with Type 1 Diabetes.    I have been a Special Educator for over 18 years, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes.  My yearly

Getting to Know Dr. Robert Vigersky

The Diabetes Group at Medtronic is full of people who are pushing the status quo to help those living with diabetes live healthier lives. Today, we’d like to help you get to know Dr. Robert Vigersky, our Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vigersky plays a leading role for us in leading our clinical work and

How the Guardian Connect Smart CGM can Help with Time in Range

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How Riding in the Ride to Cure Impacted One Medtronic Diabetes Employee

Medtronic recently kicked-off a 3-year partnership with JDRF by sponsoring a team of riders at the JDRF Ride to Cure in Amelia Island, FL. To help increase awareness and participation, Medtronic invited employees to enter for a chance to join the cycling team in Florida. Over 80 employees applied. Today, we’d like to introduce