Category: Diabetes Symptoms

American Diabetes Association, camp, Camp Triangle D, Diabetes, Diabetes Camp, Diabetes Symptoms, diabetes technology, Mission Family, Technology, Type 1 Diabetes

Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

For nearly 70 years, our Camps have served as a lifeline for kids with diabetes ages 4 to 18 and their families, allowing children to develop the critical skills they need to thrive while managing this disease. On-site medical volunteers teach campers how to check blood glucose, count carbohydrates, independently administer insulin and develop a […]

Advocacy, Congress, Diabetes, diabetes funding, Diabetes Symptoms, health care, Health Care Reform, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes

Advocacy Update: Diabetes Research and Programs Funding

This spring, Congress finally increased funding for diabetes research and prevention programs. The Special Diabetes Program, which supports type 1 diabetes research and type 2 diabetes prevention programs in Native communities, was funded through September 30, 2019 at $600 million dollars—a huge win for people living with and affected by diabetes. Congress also increased funding […]

Advocacy, children, Diabetes, Diabetes Symptoms, Family, kids, Safe at School, school, Type 1 Diabetes

A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Woodward, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves approximately 1,800 patients in the DC/Maryland/Virginia metro area, with 85 percent of those patients living with type 1 diabetes. Dr. […]

CareLink, Diabetes, diabetes innovation, Diabetes Symptoms, Meaningful Innovation

NEW CARELINK™ PERSONAL SYSTEM UPDATE: EASIER UPLOADS AND AN IMPROVED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

We are thrilled to announce a new uploader and improved product experience for our CareLink Personal software. CareLink Personal software collects information from compatible insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, glucose meters, and logbook data entered by patients. The CareLink system then turns that information into reports that help healthcare professionals identify and understand […]

Diabetes Symptoms, Global Access, Integrated Care

Leveraging Value-Based Healthcare Partnerships to Transform Care

In a recent publication of The MedTech Strategist, Suzanne Winter, Americas Region VP for Medtronic Diabetes, discusses our approach to #valuebasedhealthcare — and how we’re leveraging #VBHC to transform diabetes care. Read a short excerpt from the article below: The Medtech Strategist (MTS): Value-based care is a relatively new concept/business model in diabetes management and […]