How the MiniMed™ 670G System Impacted Our Relationship

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 22:46

Cory was diagnosed with T1D at age 3 and recently started using the MiniMed™ 670G system. Cory and his girlfriend, Paige, both had such positive feedback about the system, so we sat down to get the scoop on his experience and how it’s impacted their relationship.

Pump tip - Pampering your pump

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 22:37

The new year is a chance for fresh starts, and your pump is no exception! While your pump might typically stay pretty clean because it has a pump skin or case around it, there might be times you’ve needed to clean it after an accidental squirt of sunscreen or splash of spaghetti sauce.

Health highlight - Tackling sport with diabetes

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 22:29

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes at age nine one of the first things I asked my dad was: “Does this mean I can’t play sports anymore?” My parents can tell you that I’ve been passionate about sports and competitive from a very early age. Consequently, when I was diagnosed I was worried that diabetes was going to stop me from doing the things I loved.

Health highlight – infusion sets: the big picture

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 14:56

When on MDI, I rotated my injection sites from my abdomen, arms and legs. For the past 12 years I have been rotating my pump infusion sites on my abdomen and sides.

Health highlight planning your diabetes routine

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 14:42

What are some things you need to know about routine care when you have diabetes and take insulin? How often do you need to see your doctor? What tests and checks are usually done?

Deck the halls with counting and insulin

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 15:06

It is coming up to the time of year again where we all enjoy the time with family, presents and all the food and drinking. This all sounds great, however for those either with T1 or supporting a child with T1, it can be more daunting than exciting.

A (T1D) Christmas Story

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 14:59

Turn back the clock to November 11, 2011. This is the date Xavier got diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes... and it was just before Christmas! Not only had our lives as we knew it been turned upside down, my thoughts turned to how I was going to cope... let’s just say I very nearly called Christmas off that year!

Body and Soul - Breaking barriers with Guardian Connect

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:23

That’s me! I did not see diabetes in my future, so it was a huge task to accept that I would have multiple daily injections for the rest of my life. But it was the continual high and low glucose levels that drove me mad. I’m not kidding, I literally went crazy having to guess where my glucose levels were going to be.

INFUSION SETS: WHY YOUR DAILY ROUTINE MATTERS

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:15

When we think of Insulin pump therapy, we think about all the amazing features that make our day to day lives easier such as the Bolus Wizard and SmartGuard.

LAYLAH’S STORY

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 14:45

The 640G along with my SmartGuard® technology has made my life so much easier. It has helped me live my life as a normal teenager and helped my mum trust me and allow me to do a lot of things us teenagers like to do!

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