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type 1 diabetes Archive

Tips for Customizing Your CGM Alert Settings

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) offers many benefits that can help with your diabetes management. A CGM allows you to see a new sensor glucose reading every 5 minutes which can show you the effects that diet, exercise, and medication can have on your glucose levels. When using the Guardian Sensor 3, there

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval for MiniMed 770G Insulin Pump System

For people on the MiniMed 770G system, the MiniMed Mobile app mirrors the pump screen to allow you to see your pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data on your personal phone.

Back to School with Type 1 Diabetes

It’s a time of year parents usually look forward to—the beginning of the school year. But this year, many parents and students are facing anxiety and uncertainty during the unprecedented circumstances of the continuing global pandemic and what it will mean for the school system. For our Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Amy, who is a

Medtronic Looks Forward to Welcoming Companion Medical and the InPen to the Medtronic Family

Today, we look forward to welcoming Companion Medical, makers of the only FDA-cleared smart insulin pen system paired with an integrated diabetes management app, to the Medtronic family. The InPen system automatically records insulin doses, tracks active insulin, and recommends mealtime & correction doses based on a bolus calculator which helps simplify diabetes management*.

One Mom and Son Adjust to Having Matching Insulin Pumps

Today, we’d like to introduce you to our Medtronic Diabetes Ambassador, Katie, whose son was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Katie knew immediately how she wanted to proceed with her son’s therapy. Today, she shares that experience with us. There I was, standing in the bathroom at a sports complex staring at my