Perspectives

Perspectives

5 Tips for Smart Snacking with Diabetes

Perspectives

By Liza Resurreccion

Liza Resurreccion joined Medtronic Diabetes in 2006 as a Diabetes Clinical Manager in Philadelphia, PA, where she worked directly with patients and healthcare providers. She enjoyed training patients on insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems, helping them to achieve better diabetes management. In 2010, Liza joined the Clinical Education team at Medtronic Diabetes in Northridge, CA, providing clinical input and training strategies for our pump and CGM products.

Healthy Snacks

Just Like Insulin, Birth Control is a Management Tool- Not a Cure

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My last blog was about the benefits of birth control for me. I didn’t talk much about the diabetes because I felt that it deserved it’s own space. (along with a few other things).
So birth control and diabetes?
Well to begin with the birth control helps with a lot the period symptoms and problems I have which in term helps with the diabetes.

Net Carbs Vs. Total Carbs: What Counts?

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By Katie Crupi-Sullivan, RD, CDE

Katie Crupi-Sullivan is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager for Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She dedicates her professional career to helping people with diabetes have a better understanding of how food affects diabetes control. She loves to educate people about advanced pump features and continuous glucose monitoring to improve diabetes management.

Birth Control Makes It a Little Easier

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Birth control has made a world of difference for me when it comes to my periods. I’ve briefly touched on how my body reacts to my period. I started birth control my freshmen year of high school. I didn’t have the diagnoses of PCOS and endometriosis, but I’m glad that I was already doing one of the main ways to make it manageable, birth control. I’ve been grateful for it ever since.