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type 1 diabetes Archive

Nicky Answers YOUR Questions about the MiniMed 670G System

Meet our MiniMed 670G system video star, Nicky Williams. We think she’s pretty amazing. I’ve met a lot of inspiring people with diabetes. But when I was lucky enough to meet Nicky, this 17-year-old who plays soccer, hikes mountains, rides horses, excels in school and is a working through an ambitious “1000 places to

Travel Tips while Living with Diabetes

You might remember MiniMed Ambassador, Chris from his previous blog about Dating with Diabetes. These past few months Chris has been studying abroad and today shares with us his thoughts about traveling with diabetes and wearing an insulin pump and CGM. Diabetes should never get in the way of your ability to explore the

To a Volcano in Antarctica, With My Pump!

I love to hear inspiring stories about how people living with diabetes persevere and don’t let anything, including their diabetes hold them back. That’s why when I heard about Michael Carroll travelling to Antarctica, I couldn’t wait to have him share his story with us. Antarctica is called the “Harsh Continent” with good reason.

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.

Valentine’s Tips for All the Significant Others

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we recently asked our MiniMed Ambassadors if they had any tips to give to all of the significant others out there, living with someone who has diabetes. I have to say, as I read through some of these a part of me got a little teary-eyed. My husband and