• Moving on; New pump, new Jazzercise certification, new motto.

    Karen recently joined the Tandem family after using an Animas insulin pump. She's been doing Jazzercise for 27 years and she became certified to teach last November. For many years she’d been thinking about getting certified and it was once she got her t:slim X2 pump with Basal-IQ technology that she felt secure enough with her diabetes management to get it done.
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    | Jul 5, 2019, 12:35 PM
  • Switching from Looping Open APS to the t:slim X2 pump with Basal-IQ technology for ease of use during difficult times; A father’s perspective on cancer, diabetes, family, and technology.

    Clayton McCook shares the impact of his wife's cancer treatment on his family's daily life, their daughter Lily's diabetes routine, what they were looking for in an insulin pump, and their perspective on what matters most.
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    | Jun 16, 2019, 10:42 AM
  • We searched for an insulin pump that was as simple to use as we were used to

    Kim Daniel's daughter Lily was diagnosed with diabetes a month prior to her third birthday. Lily started using an OneTouch Ping insulin pump from Animas about six months after her diagnosis. Years later, they found themselves switching pumps, and were nervous about finding another pump that was as simple to use as the OneTouch Ping, which they had become accustomed to for four years.
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    | Jun 5, 2019, 14:19 PM
  • Peace of Mind While Snowboarding with Basal-IQ Technology

    After years away from the slopes, Matt Vande Vegte returned. This time with an insulin pump!
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    | Mar 19, 2019, 16:07 PM
  • Basal-IQ® Technology: Trying It out for Myself

    t:slim X2™ insulin pump user Ben Tzeel walks through his first ten days using Basal-IQ® technology and shares his main takeaways.
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    | Mar 6, 2019, 11:11 AM
  • Alex Martin - Obstacle course racing with type 1 diabetes

    Alex Martin is an amateur obstacle course racer and founder of the College Diabetes Network (CDN) chapter at Mercyhurst University. We caught up with her at the 2018 CDN Retreat in Bridgton, Maine, about her racing.
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    | Feb 20, 2019, 16:45 PM
  • Basal-IQ Technology - Regaining the Freedom to Explore

    Matt Vande Vegte (FTF Warrior) is a certified personal trainer, nutritionist, and person with type 1 diabetes whose goal in life is to help people with diabetes around the world live their lives fearlessly. Here he shares his experience updating his t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology while on vacation with his wife Lisa.
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    | Feb 6, 2019, 16:57 PM
  • #tsliminthewild with ice skater Chloe Glabach

    Chloe was an ice skater before she began living with diabetes. And even though all she could do was cry after she was diagnosed, now she says that not much has changed in her life since then.
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    | Jul 25, 2018, 12:53 PM
  • #tsliminthewild with Geneva Boliek-Poling on the North Coast Trail

    This past August, a group set out to complete the North Coast Trail – a trek around the northern tip of Vancouver Island. A place only accessible by boat, home to the densest population of black bears and cougars on the continent, and known for its knee deep mud, vertical climbs, and ankle tweaking cobblestone beaches. Each of the trekkers lives with type 1 diabetes.
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    | Apr 1, 2018, 08:00 AM
  • Needle Free on the Nashville stage with country music artist Amanda Jo

    Amanda Jo was in first grade when she was asked to draw a picture of what she wanted to be when she grew up. She drew a girl singing on the radio. Skip ahead almost 20 years, and a diabetes diagnosis later, and Amanda and her former touring partner, Billy Lee, have joined forces as the duo Truckstop Honey. This year they signed a record contract with Winter Records and released their single, Polaroid, to country radio.
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    | Oct 12, 2017, 16:45 PM
  • First t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Users Update Their Pumps from Home

    Upon FDA approval of Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM compatibility, thousands of existing t:slim X2 Insulin Pump users were able to add CGM integration to their pump from home using their personal computer, without waiting for their insurance to cover a new device. Just four weeks after launch of the software update, one-third of users have already updated their pumps via personal computer. Of the t:slim X2 Pump users who have taken advantage of the software update, more than 85% indicated they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with the update process.
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    | Sep 30, 2017, 15:17 PM
  • 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, 17:24 PM
  • Pediatric ICU Nurse Tracy Fulkerson cares for her own diabetes while taking care of her patients

    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, 00:00 AM
  • Kyle Aarup brings home off-road championships with diabetes after serious neck injury

    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 17, 2017, 16:45 PM
  • Rock climbing helps shape life with diabetes for 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 12, 2017, 16:45 PM
  • Chris Angell, Marketing Project Manager

    At Tandem, Chris manages or contributes to a variety of projects within the Marketing Department, spanning print, digital, and video production. As someone living with diabetes, he is focused on creating content that addresses the real-life needs of people with diabetes, in both our educational and promotional materials.
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    | Dec 8, 2016, 13:56 PM
  • With CGM data on his pump, Will Cross is inspired to climb

    Will Cross wondered if Mera Peak would mark the end of his high altitude carrier, but his first trek with his t:slim G4 Insulin Pump gave him inspiration to continue climbing.
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    | Oct 25, 2016, 15:00 PM