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Tips for Parents: Back to School with Diabetes

You might remember Naomi from Perth, Australia from her blog post earlier this year. Today we’ve invited her back to talk about what’s top of mind for many of you: back to school! Naomi’s five-year-old son, Xavier, lives with T1D. And while the timing of the school semester and specific policies might vary from

Tips For Finding The Right Diabetes Camp For Your Child

As the school year winds down, we begin to think about all of the activities that come along with warm weather and the summer months. Sporting activities, sleepovers, and summer camp are things that always seem to be topics of conversation. For kids with diabetes, diabetes camp is a great opportunity to not only

2016 Las Vegas Diabetes UnConference Recap

The Diabetes UnConference is an unstructured conference which was recently held in Las Vegas and allows those in attendance to create and moderate the agenda throughout the course of the event. Attendees can ask and answer questions and learn from their peers on such topics as diabetes burnout, depression, sex, discrimination, financial issues, getting

Introducing The i-Port Advance Injection Port

You may know Medtronic for insulin pumps and CGM, but we aspire do much more. We’re broadening our focus to be a more holistic diabetes company and our desire is to meet the needs of the millions of people globally impacted by diabetes. We will continue to strive to provide solutions for people with

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