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8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of MiniMed Connect | The LOOP Blog

8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of MiniMed Connect

If you’re currently using MiniMed Connect, the first and only system that lets you see pump and sensor information on your smartphone, here are some tips to help you get the most out of the product. 1. Know what you need to get started MiniMed Connect requires three components to work – your pump,
4 Forms of Diabetes Support

4 Forms Of Diabetes Support

You don’t need to feel alone in your journey with diabetes. Whether you’re interested in joining a lively online community, in need of advice from someone who understands what you’re going through, or looking for educational tools to help you or a loved one manage diabetes, there’s resources and support out there for you.
High or Low Blood Glucose Making You Cranky? Here’s Why | The LOOP Blog

High Or Low Blood Glucose Making You Cranky? Here’s Why

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
Cooler Weather Is On It's Way! Remember Proper Insulin Storage | The LOOP Blog

Cooler Weather Is Here! Remember Proper Insulin Storage

While it may be 72 and sunny here in Southern California, my Facebook feed is filled with snowy weather reports and ski jacket-clad friends from the East Coast and Midwest. So, with temperatures dropping, we thought…what better time to revisit one of Naomi’s great posts on proper insulin storage? Hope you find this as
Diabetes Care Kit for American Girl Dolls | The LOOP Blog

Diabetes Care Kit for American Girl Dolls

When I was growing up, I had “Addy” the American Girl. I held on to her for years and recently gave her to my nieces so she can enjoy a second generation of family. I can’t imagine how it would have been if she had an insulin pump on her hip and a medical