Welcome to My WeCare 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.

Published in 14-10-2020 in Tips & Tricks tagged with Diabetes management

Here we share with you tips, tricks and quotes on pump therapy

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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 31-07-2020 in Products tagged with Diabetes management

The way we work has changed. We’re adapting to support you. Social distancing measures can have a dramatic impact on how you interact with your healthcare team. Stay Connected Clinics are our solution, using video conferencing technology to help you get the most from your Medtronic diabetes device at home.

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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 25-05-2020 in Tips & Tricks tagged with Diabetes management

Excellent hygiene and creating a cleanliness routine right now is more important than ever. Today we discuss best practices to keep your devices (insulin pump and CGM transmitter) clean.

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Published in 06-05-2020 in Tips & Tricks tagged with Diabetes management

Professor Ohad Cohen, Clinical Professor of Medicine Ch. Sheba Medical Centre Tel Hashomer (Israel) and Director of Medical Affairs at Medtronic Diabetes EMEA, shares some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) on COVID-19 and its effect on type 1 diabetes (T1D).

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Published in 13-03-2020 in Products tagged with MiniMed 640G, MiniMed 670G, Diabetes management

Written by the WeCare team based on feedback from people with diabetes using MiniMed™ pump therapy.

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Published in 13-03-2020 in Food and drink tagged with Food, Diabetes management

Looking for something fun to do the next few weeks? Try making a delicious Lemon Drizzle cake (including a gluten free recipe). Post a picture of you with your great bake on your Facebook page and tag @MedtronicDiabetesUKandIreland

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Published in 13-03-2020 in Food and drink tagged with Diabetes management, Food

Counting your carbohydrates can be a tricky thing to do, so here are some tips and tricks we have put together with the support of our dietitians that you can use everyday to help you.

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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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