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Children with Diabetes: Making Friends, Connections, and Memories

If you have a child with diabetes, one of the most exciting and rewarding events you can take them to is the annual Friends for Life conference at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This is such a special occasion for everyone who attends, and the Medtronic team always looks forward to meeting the “sweet”

Think Different: How To Fight Diabetes Like A Soldier

“Living with type 1 diabetes is like fighting to win a battle.” This is Medtronic Diabetes Senior Clinical Manager and author of Operation Determination, Mary Beth’s, mantra. Living with type 1 diabetes for 34 years, she educates and inspires others with diabetes through teaching them to adopt a motivational state of mind by continuously

The Bionic Teacher With An Insulin Pump

It's often the simple, day-to-day interactions that create the best stories and memories. Erica Hammon, a Special-Education teacher from Salt Lake City, Utah, shared with News to Infuse the story behind her students calling her the Bionic Teacher. Leave a comment if you feel you can relate!

Making a Diabetes Difference in Haiti 2014: Part I

For the third year in a row, Dr. Kaufman and her husband, Neal, returned to Haiti for their fourth time to provide aid to the country's first ever diabetes camp, determined to bring better diabetes care and outcomes for Haitian children. In the first entry of this two-part series, Dr. Kaufman shares her initial

5 Tips for Getting Motivated to Exercise and Eat Well

Whether you're a health nut, fitness fanatic, or thinking about starting healthier habits or an exercise routine, motivation is key. As a health conscious person and an avid exerciser myself, I even have days where I have to motivate and pump myself up to eat healthy, or get my butt to the gym, yoga