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Overcoming Diabetes Challenges | The LOOP Blog

Overcoming Diabetes Challenges

  When Tracee was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19, she wrestled with the physical and emotional challenges of having the disease. Being the only one in her immediate and extended family with diabetes, she felt it was unfair for her to deal with having a chronic disease when no
Top 9 Funniest Moments With Diabetes | The LOOP Blog

Top 9 Funniest Moments With Diabetes

I know diabetes is hard, but if you take a step back, you can often find some funny stories hidden underneath all of the highs and lows. Whether you’re eating salsa in the middle of a grocery store isle during a low blood sugar or being accused of having your electronics on during a
Debunking 6 Myths Of Insulin Pump Therapy | The LOOP Blog

Debunking 6 Myths Of Insulin Pump Therapy

  There are some common myths about insulin pump therapy, and if you’re thinking about pumping, it’s important to gather all your facts before making a decision to start. We asked Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Educator of three years, Jessica, to debunk some of these myths for us and provide you with a
Drag Racing with Type 1 Diabetes | The LOOP Blog

Drag Racing With Type 1 Diabetes

For a woman whose hobby is a volatile sport – namely drag racing close to 200 mph, the last thing to slow her down is her type 1 diabetes. Wynette was diagnosed with gestational diabetes during her first pregnancy at the age of 21. After giving birth, her gestational diabetes went away only to
Diabetes Show and Tell Jonni Lightfoot | The LOOP Blog

Diabetes Show and Tell: Jonni Lightfoot

MiniMed Ambassador and professional musician, Jonni Lightfoot, has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 27 and pumping since age 29. You may remember the Air Supply bassist and band leader from his past LOOP blog posts, Rock N Roll Road Trip with Diabetes and A Little Help from a Friend: