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Living Alone with Diabetes

Ever concerned about living alone with diabetes? Like most other things, it just means some extra preparation and a little occasional help from your friends.  Today, MiniMed Ambassador Leslie Kramer tells us how she does it. Almost 40 years ago a very wise woman, my mother, allowed me to make the most important decision

The Facts About Low Blood Sugar

It’s no shock that hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is often the number one concern for people managing type 1 diabetes, and even type 2 diabetes. We all know that hypoglycemia can be extremely dangerous, and catching and treating these lows is challenging. But have you ever thought about what impact lows may be having

5 Ways To Treat Low Blood Sugar

There are many ways I have treated a low blood glucose (BG) over the 10 plus years I have lived with type 1 diabetes, and I’ve determined how quickly my body reacts to particular items. Depending on my low, I use a different item to treat it, but always aim for 15 grams of

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

Nighttime With Threshold Suspend

Diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 8, before blood glucose (BG) meters, Donna Winchester monitored her BG through regular urine tests several times a day. Over 35 years later, she is now managing her diabetes with the MiniMed 530G with Enlite. Recently, Donna had a nighttime experience with Threshold Suspend she shares with