Off-The-Grid Charging Options to Power Your Pump in the Wild

We often get questions about what happens when Tandem pumpers are out with their #tsliminthewild away from power outlets. Learn more about options for remote charging!
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| Jul 12, 2017

t:case and t:case 480 available for purchase by August 1!

We’ve partnered with a popular cellphone case manufacturer to develop new cases for Tandem insulin pumps! These cases have a rigid plastic shell with removable stainless steel clip. Until now, our t:flex users have had only one case option, so we’re excited to finally offer the new and improved t:case 480 by August!
| Jul 12, 2017

Summer-Friendly Tandem Pump Features

As the weather gets warmer we wanted to be sure to remind you that Tandem insulin pumps have some great features that will help protect you from the elements!
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| Jul 12, 2017

Featured User - Dee Anne Gauthier

t:slim Pump user Dee Ann Gauthier remembers traveling by bus on Sundays from Clara Barton diabetes camp for girls to Dr. Elliott Joslin’s private estate in Vermont where she spent the day eating watermelon and petting his horses with other girls with diabetes. 50 years later she walked through the doors of the Joslin clinic to accept her 50-year Joslin medal that recognizes individuals who have lived with insulin-dependent diabetes.
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| Jul 12, 2017

Dwight Lee, Manager, Software Engineering

Dwight Lee started his career in the aerospace industry implementing software. While the software was interesting to him he felt disconnected from the final outcome. He came to Tandem Diabetes Care for the opportunity to make software that has a larger and more significant impact on the user. After almost nine years, he’s making a significant impact as manager of software engineering, and it is still what he enjoys most about being at Tandem.
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| May 26, 2017

Danielle Karsten, Sr. Product Manager, Marketing

As Sr. Marketing Product Manager at Tandem, Danielle Karsten focuses on the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for our insulin pumps and pump accessories. She has over 15 years of marketing experience in both medical device and diagnostic industries. Here she reflects on attributes of communication that are valued and respected at Tandem.
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| May 25, 2017

Chelsie Coaster Reinforces Customer Focus Through Her Field Work

We have the world’s best customers, and we are very protective of them. When making business decisions, we always ask ourselves and our partners “how will this impact our customers?” Chelsie Coaster, MS, RD, CDE, is one of Tandem’s Clinical Diabetes Specialists. She has lived with diabetes for 25 years. After her diagnosis, Chelsie knew she wanted to become an educator to help positively impact the lives of families living with diabetes. Here she shares examples of how she is able to reinforce Tandem’s customer focus through her field work.
| Apr 27, 2017

Featured User: Tracy Fulkerson

Tracy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1991, two days after her 8th birthday. Through her career as a Pediatric ICU nursing supervisor, she has helped other people with diabetes. Learn more about how she cares for her own diabetes while taking care of her patients and their families, sending them home from the hospital with the example of someone who has lived well with diabetes for 25 years.
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| Apr 26, 2017

New t:connect Diabetes Management Application Portal for Healthcare Providers

Last week, we went live with a new set of features on the t:connect® Application with the release of the t:connect HCP Portal. This update was developed based on feedback from hundreds of clinicians and focuses on making data management simpler and more efficient.
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| Apr 14, 2017

Featured User: Kyle Aarup

Kyle Aarup is a fourth-generation off-road racer. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age six and two years later was in an accident while practicing on his home track, which fractured his C1 and C2 vertebrae and ripped all the muscles and ligaments off the base of his skull. Read more about how Kyle finished his 2016 Pro-Buggy debut season with two championships, diabetes, and all.
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| Apr 14, 2017

A Supportive Environment to Help You Get Strong - Free to You

While you’re saving the environment this Earth Day, join a supportive environment of your own with the Strong With Diabetes Challenge. Learn how to build both physical and mental strength with diabetes through 4 weeks of FREE diabetes articles, workouts, meal plans, and community support.
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| Apr 14, 2017

First Ever Remote Software Update for Insulin Pump using a Personal Computer

Last month we began rolling out our first-ever remote pump software update for t:slim Pumps purchased before April 2015 using the Tandem Device Updater! With the launch of this product, we are the first company to offer our customers the ability to add new features to their insulin pump from home using a personal computer.
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| Apr 14, 2017

Talking to My Healthcare Provider About Pump Therapy

Read how Tandem pump user Kerri Sparling got past her initial hang-ups about moving to her first insulin pump after 17 years of injections.
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| Mar 13, 2017

Customer Technical Support Specialists share what it’s like to work at Tandem

Customer Technical Support Specialists at Tandem respond to and manage technical support calls and emails, helping troubleshoot issues for pump users and their families. They investigate problems on an individual basis, thoroughly document each issue, and collaborate with Tandem field representatives across the country to ensure that each patient receives a timely and satisfactory resolution. They are also customer advocates who represent the customer’s needs internally. They’re looking to grow their team.
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| Mar 03, 2017

Why I Love Pumping Insulin

When Kerri Sparling was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of seven, back in 1986, insulin pumps weren’t a readily available option. She spent years taking her insulin doses with a syringe which made diabetes feel like an event, something she says brought her life to a halt. Learn how pumping changed all of that.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Treat Yourself to the Ultimate Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Join TCOYD’s team of type 1 diabetes specialists for a weekend that could change the way you live. The National Type 1 Weekend Conference and Retreat, happening June 23-25 in San Diego, is TCOYD’s first conference focused entirely on adults with type 1 diabetes.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Featured User: Liam Scott

When Liam was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7, his parents promised that he could keep doing all of the things he loved doing. Liam returned to rock climbing just three days after his diagnosis. Dedication and hard work are inherent characteristics to the sport of rock climbing, which have helped shape the way Liam lives his life.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Spare A Rose this Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your love for that special someone with a gift that truly gives something: Life, for a child.
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| Feb 09, 2017

Al Singer on What Tandem is Looking For in Sales

Al manages both sales and clinical specialists in the gulf coast area and is looking to add a passionate and dedicated salesperson to his team. Al has lived with diabetes for 38 years and views helping patients with diabetes as his personal and professional mission in life.
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| Feb 09, 2017

Fit for the New Year – Healthy Nutrition with Christel Oerum

What are your health goals for the new year? Maybe to take better care of yourself, improve your diabetes management, or eat a healthier diet? Learn to set goals that come from a place of self-care and self-love from blogger, certified personal trainer, fitness model, and diabetes advocate Christel Oerum.
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| Dec 22, 2016

From time to time, we may pass along: suggestions, tips, or information about other Tandem Insulin Pump user experiences or approaches to the management of diabetes. However, please note individual symptoms, situations, circumstances and results may vary. Please consult your physician or qualified health care provider regarding your condition and appropriate medical treatment. Please read the Important Safety Information linked below before using a Tandem Diabetes Care product.

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