square wave bolus Archive

5 Festive Holiday Tips for People with Diabetes

Over the years we’ve featured a lot of festive and informative holiday tips here on The LOOP. From how to best bundle up to how to bolus, here’s a round up of our top 5 tips. We hope you enjoy the holiday season and that these blogs teach you something new! Bundle Up and

Pump Tip: Square Wave Bolus

MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed® 630G system Little kids (and big kids alike) might enjoy the treats and other sweet-goodies that go along with Halloween. It’s hard to resist a cupcake decorated like a vampire, we know. As long as you plan and adjust your bolus amounts accordingly, you can

7 Holiday Diabetes Management Tips

In the midst of all the holiday hustle and bustle, people with diabetes can have a mound of other stresses to contend with, such as blood sugar fluctuations as a direct result of a full calendar. Living with type 1 diabetes for over 25 years, MiniMed Ambassador, previous Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager and blogger

Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

There’s a saying that goes: “always choose the right tool for the job”. Well, when it comes to managing my blood sugars during the “busy season” between Halloween and New Years’ Day (or, for that matter, any other season), the right tool – the one I was born with – stopped working over thirty

5 Summer Alarm Bells For D-Parents

As acting pancreases, we do a lot more thinking than we give ourselves credit for. When it comes to diabetes we make thousands of decisions a day. Many of which come so naturally it's hard to process the true amount of brain capacity it takes to keep the numbers in check. Summer tends to