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4 Tips to Help Avoid Diabetes Burnout

Living with diabetes is a constant battle of ups and downs. And I’m not just talking about your blood glucose levels! The emotional part of diabetes can be even more tiresome and stressful than the physical aspect of diabetes. This is when diabetes burnout happens. What is diabetes burnout? We may all have our

4 Tips for Finding the Best Diabetes Support Network

For more than two decades, I thought I had to handle my life with diabetes on my own. It didn’t occur to me that having a network of support would be beneficial to me. But as it turns out, having a support network has made me healthier, more engaged and informed, and less alone.

DiabetesSistersVoices: Gain Support and Help Research

As a patient living with diabetes, social media has become an important part of my life. It’s where I connect with others who have diabetes for support and advice. It’s where I learn about the newest technologies and innovations that can keep me healthy. It doesn’t take the place of my doctors, but it

Pump Tip: Changing Screen Brightness

Pump: MiniMed® 630G system Life doesn’t come in one setting, and neither should the brightness of your insulin pump screen. With the new backlit color screen on the MiniMed 630G system, the high resolution color display is readable in all light conditions (even in full sunlight). We designed it with an ambient light sensor

Pump Tip: Running a Selftest on Your Pump

There’s a lot going on inside your insulin pump. For this reason, your pump is equipped to cycle through a full range of tests to make sure everything is functioning properly and on the up and up! This feature is called the Selftest, and during this test, your pump verifies that your audio and