type 1 diabetes Archive

How the MiniMed 670G System is Helping This High School Freshman Reach New Heights

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Andrew. His story was recently shared with me via a news article about a charity event that he’s involved with each year. I was really inspired because, if I look back and remember being a 15-year-old high school freshman, I don’t think I even had an ounce of

Tips for Managing Diabetes During the Holiday Meals

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes since the age of 8, registered dietitian and Medtronic Certified Product Trainer, Sandra, knows firsthand how complicated it can be to navigate the holiday season while trying to manage your glucose levels. Below she shares some helpful tips to keep in mind for the season.   It’s that time

How Being in Control Helps Me Be a Superhero Mom

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Melanie, to share her story! Q. Share a little bit about yourself. A. I’m a mom, wife, and social worker. I live in Pennsylvania. My son plays hockey, so my weekends are filled with traveling for hockey. I am very active with my local

Sam Talbot Shares How CGM Is Changing His Life and Encourages Others to “Live More. Worry Less.”

Meet Sam Talbot, celebrity chef, author and entrepreneur. Sam has type 1 diabetes and has made significant contributions as an advocate to the community – through his bestselling cookbooks, as a founding member of Beyond Type 1 and most recently by spearheading our new “Live More. Worry Less.” campaign to raise awareness of diabetes

Tricks for a Halloween with Diabetes-Friendly Treats

Remember the Teal Pumpkin Project? It was featured on the blog a few years ago and the movement is still going strong! Started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project promotes the inclusion of non-food treats for trick-or-treaters, particularly for those with serious food allergies or other diet