Welcome to My MiniMed™ Care blog. Here you can find diabetes related information and success stories from others living with diabetes. Click to navigate through the topics below: Diabetes tips & tricks, Lifestyle, Products and Food & Drink.
Do you find yourself from time to time reaching for those biscuits, chocolate bars, or bag of greasy chips when cravings hit? Don’t let hunger strikes derail your diabetes meal plan. Healthy snacks can help optimise your blood glucose control, support your overall diabetes diet, provide you with a boost of energy, and help you avoid overeating. The number of snacks you eat and when you eat them depends on your diabetes management and meal plan needs. Here are 5 tips for smart snacking that you may find helpful.Read More
Today we’re excited to introduce you to Katie Janowiak, who works for the Medtronic Foundation, our company’s philanthropic arm. It’s an exciting job, helping Medtronic employees get involved in the communities and causes we care about. But today, she’s here to share something personal – her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes 15 years ago, and what she’s learned since then about living with diabetes. We can’t wait to hear more from Katie in blog posts to come!Read More
Frequent blood glucose (BG) testing is critical to good diabetes management, but sometimes it can leave your fingers bruised and sore. Good fingerstick technique helps provide more accurate readings, reducing the number of times you have to redo that BG check. Here are 6 tips to help minimise sore black-and-blue fingers.Read More