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Published in 14-10-2020 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management

It is commonly known that certain foods, illness and lack of exercise can increase blood glucose levels. However, another factor that can increase blood glucose levels is stress. Managing stress is quite complicated. To make it even harder, each type of stress can affect blood glucose levels differently. It’s all highly individual. So, how can stress cause high blood glucose and what can you do about it?

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Published in 14-07-2020 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management

At Medtronic, we believe no step is small, whether you are staying at home to protect your own health and the health of your family, or if you are on the frontline, serving society’s most vulnerable. We thank you for taking that step. 

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Published in 29-11-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management

During this festive season we want you to still enjoy yourself and not be restricted in your celebrations. 

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Published in 29-11-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management

“No matter what you do at Medtronic, when you engage with the customers it’s an eye opener that there really is a patient behind everything we do."

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Published in 28-11-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management

Emily (8 years old) has kindly shared a lovely drawing of her father - Stephen’s Medtronic 670G Pump.    The Medtronic team would love to receive pictures and photos from you, living your life with SmartGuard™ in action.

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Published in 08-08-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with MiniMed 640G, Diabetes management, sports

Graham was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2001, the year after he achieved national colours in Karate and participated in the World Championships in Spain.

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Published in 27-03-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with Food, Diabetes management

This is a simple, cheesy alternative to a sandwich. It's perfect for a light meal or an appetizer.

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Published in 27-03-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with Diabetes management, Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes and triathlons, discover how Cyril is living with diabetes and find his own medicine in cycling to face diabetes challenges.

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Published in 11-02-2019 in Lifestyle tagged with MiniMed 670G

John pushed the limits on all of his activities for as long as he could remember: extreme sports, traveling the world for work,

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Published in 19-07-2018 in Tips & Tricks, Lifestyle

With the warmer weather here, our feet are probably out on show a bit more than usual. Take a look at at our top tips for looking after your feet this summer!

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