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Tips and Recipes to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Diabetes

Some look forward to the Thanksgiving feast all year—and for good reason. No other holiday meal quite matches the yummy selection of treats. Celebrating Thanksgiving with diabetes is no different. People with diabetes can safely enjoy their favorites on Thanksgiving along with everyone else.  You may have to take a little extra care to ensure your blood sugar doesn’t

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

Announcing Real-Time CGM Integration Between InPen and the Guardian Connect System

In August 2020, we announced the acquisition of Companion Medical and the InPen, which is the only FDA-cleared smart* insulin pen system paired with an integrated diabetes management app. Today, we are thrilled to announce the integration of the InPen with our Guardian Connect CGM system. With the power of the Guardian Connect CGM,

Medtronic Looks Forward to Welcoming Companion Medical and the InPen to the Medtronic Family

Today, we look forward to welcoming Companion Medical, makers of the only FDA-cleared smart insulin pen system paired with an integrated diabetes management app, to the Medtronic family. The InPen system automatically records insulin doses, tracks active insulin, and recommends mealtime & correction doses based on a bolus calculator which helps simplify diabetes management*.