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Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir

The latest innovations: Medtronic Extended infusion set and reservoir   An infusion set is the tubing that connects an insulin pump to the body and helps to deliver insulin. Historically, infusion sets require changing every two to three days. However, the Medtronic Extended infusion set  is the first and only infusion set designed for

A personal experience with My Insights

A personal experience with My Insights for the MiniMed™ 770G system Medtronic’s first-of-its-kind program, My Insights, brings you a new email exclusively available to individuals using the MiniMed™ 770G insulin pump and Guardian™ Sensor 3. It’s a monthly Medtronic dashboard that shares insights like you’ve never seen before, with personalized tips based on your

Hiking with diabetes in the Rocky Mountains

My name is Jaime and I have type 1 diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was three years old and have never let diabetes stop me from living a life full of adventure, travel, and joy-filled experiences. My most recent adventure was a hiking trip to Colorado to hike Rocky Mountain National Park with

Taking on Your Own Insurance Plan After the Age of 26

  As you make your way through your early twenties, either pursuing a degree or starting your career, some of you may have been able to use your parent’s insurance plan to help manage the cost of treating diabetes. After all, insurance for diabetes is one of the most important ways to ensure you

Managing diabetes at school

  Managing diabetes at school entails proper planning, documentation, and open communication. There are an estimated 210,000 children in the US living with diabetes. These children can engage in the same activities as their peers, but they need additional considerations when going to school or participating in extracurriculars. This may mean taking extra breaks