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Balancing Life Amongst Diabetes

Balancing Life Amongst Diabetes

Trying to balance a career, blood glucose, toddler, and an active lifestyle has provided its fair share of challenges for Pumpin’ Crossfit Mom blogger, Gina Capone. And on top of that, she added in some CrossFit as well. Today, Gina shares how she manages to balance her life amongst type 1 diabetes. Can you
Diabetes Show and Tell - Caroline Carter

Diabetes Show And Tell: Caroline Carter

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the 5th grade, after a bout with mononucleosis (mono), MiniMed Ambassador, Caroline Carter, shares some of her diabetes insights, from what she carries in her bag, to her favorite awkward diabetes moment, to her diabetes superhero. You may remember this New Hampshire native from her past LOOP blog
Don’t Sweat It: Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes and an Insulin Pump

Don’t Sweat It: Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes and an Insulin Pump

  As Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Nancy Lea, rings in the New Year, she anticipates her yoga studio will go from slightly overcrowded to masses of bodies crammed into tight rows. Their mats will be only inches apart from one another as they sweat and struggle through a 90-minute class. Exercise
Living with Diabetes: An Ode to Love Being Alive

Living With Diabetes: An Ode To Love Being Alive

The Times Square ball dropped. The Mummers did their thing. Champagne corks were popped. What will 2015 bring? Some new diabetes tech? A medical breakthrough? A dreamy thought, I admit But what can I do? With the New Year upon us, I just can’t sit and wait For someone else to pull strings That
Keep the Beat: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Keep the Beat: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Along with Valentine’s Day on the 14th, February is also American Heart Month. While cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, adults with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, are at an increased risk of heart disease and stroke than those without diabetes. Educating yourself on cardiovascular