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Tackling Sports and Exercise with T1D

You might remember MiniMed Ambassador, Chris, from some of his previous blogs. Today, Chris, who uses the MiniMed 530G system has some tips about exercising with an insulin pump and how to get the most out of your time playing sports. Editor’s Note: If you’ve recently transitioned to our MiniMed 670G system, note that

Diabetes Sports Roundup

After a diabetes diagnosis people often wonder how it will impact their daily life. One of the top questions is:will I be able to still play sports and exercise like I used to? Today let’s hear from just a few of our very active athletes with diabetes and hear they’re inspiring stories – along

Pitching A Winning Game Against Diabetes

(Photo: Christian J. Stewart / Independent Sports News) Recent high school graduate, Jonathan Buckley, thought his dream of being a pitcher was threatened when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. Managing diabetes while playing sports is no easy task for a teenager whose body is going through typical

It’s All About the Trend: A Tour de Cure Cycling Adventure

Tour de Cure cyclist John Burger was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes almost 30 years ago. One of the coping mechanisms he found uplifting was becoming involved in diabetes advocacy, including participating in ADA’s Tour de Cure event to raise funds to stop diabetes. John found a real sweet spot for diabetes control with

Tour De Cure: Riding To Diabetes Acceptance

After a serious bout of the flu, Steve Moore was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 28. Initially difficult to accept his diagnosis, Steve realized a few years later it was time to better manage his diabetes through exercising, eating properly, and starting insulin pump therapy. His motivation to improve his