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type 1 diabetes Archive

Insulin Pump Therapy: Why Did I Wait?

We often hear, “I don’t know why I waited so long to start on my insulin pump”, from individuals on insulin pump therapy. This phrase has not only come from our customers, but from our very own employees! In this article shared recently in the News to Infuse Newsletter, Medtronic Diabetes employee, Steven Sanders,

How To Wear An Insulin Pump, From A Formal Wedding To A Day at the Beach

Living with type 1 diabetes for over 38 years, and wearing an insulin pump since the days of the “big blue brick”, MiniMed Ambassador, Cindy Tenney, has a lot of experience when it comes to diabetes technology and everyday life. You may remember Cindy from A Thirty Year Journey with Medtronic and Starting Insulin

Why Jim De Piante Calls His Diabetes a “New Hobby”

Project Manager and public speaker, Jim De Piante, was 53 years when he was diagnosed with latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA), a form of type 1 diabetes that occurs in adults, often with a slower course of onset. Much like the rest of his life, he views his diabetes as more of a

Diabetes Show and Tell: Karen Graffeo

Q. What diabetes items do you typically carry in your bag? I’m a chronic over packer, so it might be quicker to tell you what diabetes items I DON’T carry in my bag! But seriously, no cute little clutch bags for me – I carry a big purse loaded with diabetes supplies. The front

Mark Krukar’s Top 5 Faves about MiniMed 530G with Enlite

Like many who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 40-plus years ago, Mark Krukar spent a week in the hospital and was told he would have to take insulin shots every day for the rest of his life. In the early years, Mark did little to manage his diabetes, leading him to a disturbing