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multiple daily injections Archive

A Day In The Life: MDI VS. Insulin Pump Therapy with CGM

As someone who has lived with diabetes for over 11 years, I have experienced life with multiple daily injections (MDI), as well as an insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Either way, I am still living with diabetes, but these two lifestyles are fairly different in the way I manage my disease,

Why I Chose A Medtronic Insulin Pump

The decision to start insulin pump therapy is personal, and there’s no right answer to the question of when and whether to start. Initially hesitant to have something attached to her body, after 17 years of multiple daily injections (MDI), Adele Morgan decided it was her time to begin her journey pumping with Medtronic.

To Pump Or Not To Pump

My decision to start insulin pump therapy started about 10 years ago. I was diagnosed in April 2004, and decided to start pumping December 2005. When I was first diagnosed, I left the hospital unsure on whether or not I could give myself shots every single day. But it’s a weird feeling, a natural

From MDI To MiniMed 530G: 20 Years Of Diabetes Tech Changes: Steven Rubenstein

Steven Rubenstein has been around diabetes his whole life, growing up with a mother and father who have the condition. A young man admitted to the hospital for liver failure, Steven, then 20, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Although his diagnosis was a shock, he felt it was easier to deal with since