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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.

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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Diabetes Burnout: Why It’s Absolutely Normal & How to Work Through It - by Ginger Vieira

It goes everywhere you go. It’s there when you wake up in the morning. When you make your breakfast. When you drive to work. When you’re giving a presentation at work. When you’re heading to the gym.
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MiniMed Set and Reservoir change frequency: the personal experience of a person with diabetes like you

Replacing your infusion set and reservoir every 2 to 3 days helps keep good glycaemic control and avoid infusion site problems. Read the experience of Mel, and her journey with diabetes and an insulin pump.
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Top tips for managing fears, anxiety and worry about hypos

By Rosie Walker (RN, BSC (Hons) and MA (Ed)
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The Pursuit of Diabetic Perfection: Creating Realistic Goals You Will Achieve! By Ginger Vieira

Your A1C results just came back at 8.6—at least 1.6 points higher than you’re hoping for. Your fasting blood sugar was 11.1 mmol/L, and the number on the scale was nearly 25 pounds more than your goal weight (and 2 pounds higher than the last time you stepped on a scale).
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Transitioning Diabetes Care From D-Parent To Child

Willa is a bubbly pre-teen who loves to dance and easily makes new friends. She was also diagnosed with type 1 diabetes four years ago, just after her 8th birthday. As Willa transitions from a child to a pre-teen, she’s going to take on more life responsibilities, including caring for her diabetes...
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It is that time of year again, the time of year that many parents of children with diabetes both anticipate and dread, I know I certainly do. I am a mum of a 5 year old very energetic boy who uses an insulin pump. To help alleviate some of your potential fears, I wanted to share with you some of...
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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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