Keeping active and eating well can help you maintain a healthy weight, stay positive and better manage your diabetes. If you’re hungry for new ideas, we know you’ll love the free recipes from The Healthy Chef, Teresa Cutter. Check out Diabetes Australia’s advice for eating well.
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STARTING A FAMILY
If you're planning a family, it's vital to keep your blood glucose levels under control. Rita (wearing a Paradigm Veo) who has twin boys took action to prevent hypoglycaemia during pregnancy. Watch our webinar on pregnancy and insulin pump therapy.
“My insulin pump has helped me maintain an average glucose level of 6 and I find I've always been happy when I get the results from the endocrinologist. If you want better control and …not as many hypos…. get on the pump!"
Worried about hypos especially when you're asleep?
The good news was that our MiniMed® 670G is the first in the world with SmartGuard® Auto ModeTM, the only technology that mimics some of the functions of a healthy pancreas by providing two levels of insulin delivery for type one patients 7 years or older. When combined with Guardian™ Connect, the only Smart CGM system that helps you outsmart both highs and lows, it uses smart technology to predict where your glucose levels are headed, the system will alert you from 10 to 60 minutes before a high or low. This helps mimic the functions of a healthy pancreas to provide advanced protection against hypoglycaemia1, giving you the confidence to sleep soundly at night. Watch our webinar on managing hypos.
Insulin pump therapy can help you reduce the risk of many long-term complications2. Roslyn has discovered the benefits of better control - after an average HbA1c reading of 8.8, she's now a consistent 6.4.
"Because I’m using a pump I feel I'm a lot more in control of any later complications."
TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE
Whether you're as adventurous as Sally or just enjoy broadening your horizons, an insulin pump combined with CGM can give you more freedom. Along with your travel agent, have a chat to your doctor or endo for personalised advice. You can even apply for a spare pump to take with you. For the full story about Sally, watch our webinar.
"There's no way I could have climbed to Everest Base Camp and Kilimanjaro without my pump and CGM!"
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