type 1 diabetes Archive

How Blood Sugar Levels Impact Everyday Emotions

Mood changes can be a common experience in people with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager Gina, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 39 years, addresses the affect blood sugar levels can have on your everyday emotions. The other day, I was driving and was

Update on MiniMed 670G Availability

Today, I’m excited to share that we’re rolling out the MiniMed 670G system, beginning with those in the Priority Access program. But before we get into details, on behalf of the entire Medtronic team, I want to extend both my gratitude and my commitment to you. First, thank you for your enthusiasm for this

On Targets and Staying in Range with the MiniMed 670G System

Almost seven years ago, I became the Chief Medical Officer at Medtronic Diabetes to work with the teams developing the closed loop system.  I knew that it was the right time for this advancement in diabetes technology and I wanted to be part of it despite knowing there would be challenges on many fronts. 

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