Sally has been using an insulin pump for more than 7 years to assist with her active lifestyle. Being on the pump has given her the flexibility to adjust her levels, whether she’s trekking to Everest Base Camp, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro or lying by the pool in Bali.
Shiloh & Gareth
At just 29 months old, Shiloh was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. An insulin pump has changed the way her parents manage her condition.
Before switching to an insulin pump in 2010, Brent was prone to being hypo unaware and quite regularly suffered from debilitating hypos. It’s while learning to become a registered nurse that the pump - and SmartGuard™ - has proved particularly invaluable.
Brent & Gareth
Gareth switched from multiple daily injections because he still had highs and lows throughout the day and night, which particularly affected his productivity at work. Since switching to the MiniMed® 640G System^ with SmartGuard™, the pump has had a significant effect on his working life.
To combat glycaemic variability, which would often range between 4 and 7, Rita started using an insulin pump with CGM. By the time she was ready to start a family, she knew that it was vital to get her blood sugar levels under control.
After an average HbA1c reading of 8.8, Roslyn is now a consistent 6.4. See how an insulin pump is helping her avoid long-term complications and manage her Insulin Dependent diabetes.
Jay & Kim
Jay Bakrania is Shiloh’s teacher. Initially, she knew very little about Type 1 diabetes. But, working closely with Shiloh’s parents, she learned to understand the condition and how to use the MiniMed® 640G pump.
Shiloh & Gareth
Shiloh’s life – and her parents’ – changed for the better when she switched to a waterproof insulin pump and SmartGuard™. Fewer injections and 24-hour monitoring have given more freedom to this family.
Needles and sleepless nights were an everyday part of life until Xavier became the first person in the world to start using the MiniMed® 640G System^ with SmartGuard™
Aware of the possible long-term complications, Patrick uses the MiniMed® 640G System^ with SmartGuard™ and no longer has to inject 8-10 times a day to control his condition.
A passionate road cyclist, Jason is determined to continue to enjoy the freedom to exercise.