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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 the Most out of SmartGuard Auto Mode

Anyone living with diabetes or who knows someone with diabetes has a “diabetes story.” As a diabetes educator, I often want to hear from people living with diabetes and their stories of when they were first diagnosed. Perhaps you’re thinking of yours right now! Although it is only a tiny glimpse of your journey

Getting Started with the MiniMed 770G System: Rachel’s Story

Today, we’d like to introduce you to, Medtronic Ambassador, Rachel, who recently started using the MiniMed 770G system. Hear from her on how having her diabetes information at her fingertips has made an impact on her life. Let me set the scene. I’m at a business dinner wearing a casual, black, one-piece dress. Like

CareLink Software is Getting a Refresh!

  Did you know CareLink Personal software allows you to view your pump and/or CGM data whenever you like? And it’s not just for discussing with your healthcare team—these reports can be helpful in providing important information for you, too. CareLink Personal software helps people manage their diabetes by converting data from their insulin

Tips for Customizing Your CGM Alert Settings

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) offers many benefits that can help with your diabetes management. A CGM allows you to see a new sensor glucose reading every 5 minutes which can show you the effects that diet, exercise, and medication can have on your glucose levels. When using the Guardian Sensor 3, there