Welcome to My MiniMed Care blog, where you can find diabetes related information and success stories from others also living with diabetes. Click to navigate through the topics below: Diabetes tips & tricks, Lifestyle, Products and Food & Drinks.

Type 1 Diabetes will not stop me

Miah Niecke is a young and vibrant 14-year-old teenager.  She recently graduated as a Junior Scuba Diver; was awarded 1st place in the SA National Equestrian Schools Association regional show jumping championship in 2016; was selected for her school cross country team which competed at the...
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24-Hour Helpline - 0800 MEDPUMP (633 7867)

Medtronic knows that Diabetes never takes time off.  We are committed to making sure that you are never alone and that we are there when you need guidance with your device.   
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INSPIRING OTHERS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

Interviewing people who redefine life and its challenges is truly one of the most rewarding aspects of my work.  I had the privilege to follow up on a previous interview that I had with Janine Langenhoven.  Janine is a Firefighter in Port Elizabeth and in her free-time participates in CrossFit...
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High School and Type 1 Diabetes - two Matric’s share their experience.

Being a teenager means you have to deal with a whole new set of challenges - emotional as well as social. Adding Type 1 Diabetes to these challenges is often compared to pouring oil on a fire.  But this does not have to be the case. 
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Button Error

Our research shows that Button Error/ Unresponsive Keypad is one of the most common issues patients like you have with your insulin pumps. 
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Vickie de Beer – Delicious Coconut Tray Cake

This easy to bake cake is perfect for kid’s parties and bake sales at school!  Serves 10-12 Baking time: 25 min  
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ANINA’S EXPERIENCE WHILE EXPECTING

One’s first pregnancy is always the most nerve-wrecking and exciting experience all in one! But managing type 1 diabetes, a first pregnancy and work all together can be significantly more daunting.
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TRAVELING WITH DIABETES

Posted by Ronel Hentschel 
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