MiniMed® Care™ News

Do you always change your infusion set after three days? I do. Or maybe it is fair to say: “I do now”. But I only started doing that after finding out the hard way, that absorption of insulin at the injection site can change dramatically after three days.

As you become even more active over the summer there is a good chance that your blood sugars may drop and there could be a higher risk of you having a hypo. Learn how your MiniMed pump can temporarily adjust your basal insulin to better fit your daily activity.

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  

In the previous edition, we gave you the chance to name the MiniMed Care eNewsletter.

Congratulations to Zulaikha!

Frequent blood glucose (BG) testing is critical to good diabetes management, but sometimes it can leave your fingers bruised and sore. Good fingerstick technique helps provide more accurate readings, reducing the number of times you have to redo that BG check.

Here are 6 tips to help...

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...

Do you find yourself from time to time reaching for those biscuits, chocolate bars, or bag of greasy chips when cravings hit? Don’t let hunger strikes ...

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