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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. All posts tagged with: Insulin pump

MiniMed Set and Reservoir change frequency: Tips and Suggestions

The clinical evidence supports 2 to 3 days frequency of change for infusion sets and reservoirs. It can sometimes be difficult to remember when set changes need to happen. Read this article written by Mel, where she shares some useful tips that she finds helpful.  
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Spring Cleaning: Pump And CGM Edition

Welcome to Spring! While many people are going through and cleaning their houses, we thought spring cleaning was a great time to look at how to clean your pump and CGM.
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From Resenting To Accepting My Diabetes

When I met Amanda Bauer online through the diabetes community and found out she has diabetes and LOVES her pink insulin pump and pink mio infusion set, I knew that we would become fast friends since we have that in common! That’s exactly what happened with Amanda and me. Amanda is 20 years old, has...
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Important things to teach family and friends about your Diabetes

As a single mother with type 1 diabetes, it was important for Jill Meyer to teach her daughter about her diabetes management and care from an early age. She walks us through the different stages of teaching her daughter, and the lessons learned throughout.    
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« MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO ». A healthy mind in a healthy body

Playing a sport when you have type1 diabetes is challenging. The challenge begins even before you start! Which sport? How long? What hard should I train? What is my blood sugar? Do I still have active insulin in my blood? These questions quickly discourage us from putting our trainers on. Sometimes...
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6 tips whilst on holiday with your pump

As summer approaches, you may worry about going on holiday with your insulin pump. Follow these top tips so you can focus on relaxing and having a great time.  
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Preparing to take your pump on holiday: Handy checklist

As summer approaches, you may be looking forward to a nice relaxing summer holiday. Follow our simple handy checklist to ensure that you remember all the essentials so you can focus on having a well-deserved break.  Including a printable pre- travel checklist  
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Getting the best out of your MiniMed pump - tips & tricks

John Pemberton shares his personal insight around how to get the best out of your MiniMed pump. John has type 1 diabetes and is a Medtronic Health Care Professional, and a registered dietitian. As part of John’s role he works alongside NHS teams to delivers Insulin Pump and CGM training/ Education...
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