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MiniMed Ambassador Archive

Studying Abroad with Type 1 Diabetes

Today, I’d like to introduce you to MiniMed Ambassador, Lorna Meinke. Lorna’s adventurous lifestyle intrigued us, especially when we heard that she’s studied aboard twice! Living with diabetes in a city and country that isn’t home can sometimes be challenging so we wanted to get Lorna’s perspective on how she prepared and what life

Life with Celiac And Type 1 Diabetes

May is Celiac Awareness month and it is estimated that about 8% of people living with type 1 diabetes also have celiac disease. Because of this we wanted to acknowledge what a person living with type 1 and celiac goes through. Today, meet Liisa DePeri, a MiniMed Ambassador who was diagnosed with type 1

How You Can Get Involved: Diabetes Blog Week 2016

When I started Diabetes Blog Week in 2010, I remember being unsure if anyone at all would be interested in participating. So it’s both thrilling and unexpected to be gearing up for the 7th annual edition! Through the years there have been some changes, but my main goal for the week remains consistent –

Behind The Photo: Jason Johnson

You probably see a lot of photos from Medtronic, showing people with big smiles doing interesting activities, often with an insulin pump visible on their waist. Did you ever wonder if they were real people with diabetes? Or did you assume they were models? The truth is, most are REAL MiniMed pumpers who volunteered

Teaching My Child About My Diabetes

As a single mother with type 1 diabetes, it was important for MiniMed Ambassador Jill Meyer to teach her daughter about her diabetes management and care from an early age so she could understand and help when mommy needed someone. She walks us through the different stages of teaching her daughter, and the lessons