It’s the perfect time to explore new technology and to take advantage of the remaining funds in your Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account to upgrade your t:slim or t:slim G4 Pump to the new t:slim X2 Insulin Pump. These funds often don’t carry over to the next year, so make sure not to end the year with unclaimed health benefits.
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.
One of the most notable differences between insulin pump therapy and multiple daily injections is the ability to deliver an insulin bolus over an extended period of time. This can provide a great deal of flexibility and control when eating certain types of food, as well as when you’re eating over a longer period of time.
Apple iPhones with iOS 8 or higher have a new version of EMI that’s easy to set up and carry with you at all times on your mobile device!
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.
We partnered with our favorite pump decorators at Pump Peelz to bring you the first annual Tandem Carvathon! We're challenging the community to get out their carving tools and create some diabetes themed pumpkins.
At school, she’s the captain and president of pretty much everything and participates in a shocking number of community activities. Her experiences receiving diabetes care have impacted her life path and influenced where she currently spends many of her volunteer hours giving back to a hospital system that has supported her through the Riley Dance Marathon.
Beyond Type 1 is participating in Revlon’s LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge, a competition where the non-profit that raises the most money wins $1 million. Led by t:slim Pump user and Beyond Type 1 Global Ambassador Council Member Sierra Sandison, Tandem pumpers are participating in full force!
Forty members of the Riding on Insulin Endurance Team will race Ironman Wisconsin on September 11 in support of kids and teens living with type 1 diabetes. The four athletes featured here use a Tandem insulin pump to manage their diabetes in their daily life.
We’re in love with this dynamic brother-sister duo. Parker and Madison live in Encinitas, California, where they can be found bouncing down their blood sugars on their backyard trampoline, between soccer and gymnastics practices.
We’re thrilled to join College Diabetes Network as a national partner to help expand the Off to College program and transform the off-to-college experience for college students. New resources are available at no cost to any family in the United States going through this transition.
Leftovers are like the extended boluses of meals – they give you a second boost when you need it, without adding to your to-do list. We bring you tips on how to set yourself up with meal options that can make it easier to predict insulin needs.
Results from a recent survey by the American Diabetes Association show that the diabetes camp experience has a positive and lasting effect on how young people view themselves and their diabetes.
Riley Jenkins is an honors student at the University of Georgia. She’s dual-majoring in biological sciences and nutrition science and will soon begin a research project on mitochondrial capacity and muscle endurance in individuals with type 1 diabetes.
Heading out on vacation or away for work? Traveling with diabetes can be easy and streamlined if you’re willing to do a little prep work. A well-packed bag and proper planning can make your travel experiences fun-filled…despite being islet-free.
Christopher Wilson is behind the scenes of 84 chapters of the Surfrider Foundation. He enables supporters, volunteer activists, and chapter leaders to focus on what they do best - protecting the ocean, waves, and beaches.
As the only rechargeable insulin pumps on the market, Tandem Insulin Pumps have kept an estimated 1.6 million disposable batteries out of landfills since becoming available in 2012. We’re proud to do our small part to help reduce the number of disposable batteries going into our landfills.
In honor of Earth Day we asked 1,456 of our customers how and when they preferred to recharge their pumps. This is what we learned:
Every March, the National Nutrition Month campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Learn more about a hunger-relief non-profit that teamed up with community partners to promote diabetes awareness.
Angie Crabtree is a full-time diamond painter. She started taking painting lessons at 5 years old, and began teaching painting at age 12. We caught up with her about her passion for painting and her transition to insulin pump therapy.