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.

SUPER LOW CARB BROWNIES

 Donna van Zyl is a private practicing dietician in Bloemfontein, with a special interest in the nutritional management of type 1 Diabetes. She shares her super low carb brownie recipe with us.
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WINNING THE BATTLE AGAINST CANCER WITH MY MINIMED™ 640G PUMP AT MY SIDE

Valentina was the first person in Mauritius to start on the MiniMed™ 640G System. Everything was going great and then she was hit with the news of her cancer diagnosis. She has written a letter to the diabetes community telling us how she used the pump to navigate through this difficult experience.
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7 TIPS FOR SUCCESS WITH SMARTGUARD AUTO MODE

It is the first system that automatically adjusts basal insulin to keep you in range and help to prevent highs and lows, but some user inputs are required.
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MEDTRONIC AND TIDEPOOL WORK TOGETHER ON INTEROPERABLE AUTOMATED INSULIN PUMP SYSTEM FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT

Medtronic announced that we will be working with Tidepool to create an interoperable automated insulin pump system.
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I Can’t Imagine Life Without It

Nalani has been living with type 1 diabetes since she was 8 years old and started her first insulin pump at 10 years old. She started on the MiniMed 670G system two years ago and today talks about how the system has impacted her life.  
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Normality is the best response to bullying for diabetes in schools

January arrives and with it, the beginning of the school year. Bullying - a topic in the classroom that usually opens many debates. 
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5 Tips for a Smooth Transition to the MiniMed 670G System

I recently switched to the MiniMed™ 670G system with SmartGuard™ technology, and I now trust that the system is working to help take care of me.  
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BODY AND SOUL - BREAKING BARRIERS WITH GUARDIAN CONNECT

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. 
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