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15 Tips For Diabetes Foot Care | The LOOP Blog

15 Tips For Diabetes Foot Care

When you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your feet, as you’re more vulnerable to foot problems because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. To ensure the best foot health, Certified Diabetes Foot Specialist and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Tasha Kennon, RN, BS, CDE, shares
It’s All About the Trend:  A Tour de Cure Cycling Adventure | The LOOP Blog

It’s All About the Trend: A Tour de Cure Cycling Adventure

Tour de Cure cyclist John Burger was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes almost 30 years ago. One of the coping mechanisms he found uplifting was becoming involved in diabetes advocacy, including participating in ADA’s Tour de Cure event to raise funds to stop diabetes. John found a real sweet spot for diabetes control with
Diabetes Show and Tell: Jaquita | The LOOP Blog

Diabetes Show And Tell: Jaquita

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 8, MiniMed Ambassador, Jaquita, struggled with diabetes throughout her teen years, but she never let it her stop her from becoming a mother of a vibrant little boy (and another on the way!), wife, colleague, and professional. She was introduced to insulin pump therapy in
Sleepover Tips For A Child With Diabetes | The LOOP Blog

Sleepover Tips For A Child With Diabetes

Kids want to be part of the group, and going to sleepovers is one of those typical childhood activities. While all parents may have their own concerns, for parents with children with type 1 diabetes, sleepovers can be a little more stressful. MiniMed Ambassador and D-Mom of a daughter with type 1 diabetes, Sue,
Tour De Cure: Riding To Diabetes Acceptance | The LOOP Blog

Tour De Cure: Riding To Diabetes Acceptance

After a serious bout of the flu, Steve Moore was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 28. Initially difficult to accept his diagnosis, Steve realized a few years later it was time to better manage his diabetes through exercising, eating properly, and starting insulin pump therapy. His motivation to improve his