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Peace and Acceptance

5 Stages of Diabetes Acceptance

TuDiabetes blogger, Rick Phillips, has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 40 years, and grew up with a mother and aunt with type 1 diabetes. In this time, he’s come to understand that diabetes is as much an emotional journey as a physical one. The emotional journey is often a twisted road
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How To: Use CareLink Daily Summary Report

Questions often come up on the use of CareLink Personal therapy management software. This Web-based system brings together information from your insulin pump, continuous glucose monitor (CGM), blood glucose meter, and logbook, and organizes it into easy-to-read charts, graphs and tables. Once you are signed into CareLink and have uploaded your data, you can
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From Type 1 Diabetes to IronMan: A Triathletes Journey

“Diabetes is just a disease. I wasn’t going to let it define me.” IronMan is one of the longest and most strenuous triathlons in the world, made up of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and 26.2 mile run. It’s a challenging event for anyone and for someone with diabetes, it can
Newly Diagnosed

To Those Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes: What We Wish You Knew

When newly diagnosed with diabetes, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed, scared, uncertain, and confused, asking yourself, “What will my life be like now?” We asked our friends in the community what is the number one thing they wish someone who was newly diagnosed with diabetes knew. We received over 650 insightful words of wisdom,
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Introducing the MiniMed Ambassadors Program

Our customers often tell us how much they love their MiniMed insulin pump and CGM and how it helps them manage their diabetes, allowing them to focus on the things in life that matter most (family, friends, adventures etc.). But they also tell us that the decision to choose pump therapy was a big