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Living with Type 1 diabetes is a constant balancing act.

It´s like doing everything in your daily life, while keeping a balloon in the air

Join the challenge

How to take part?

Every time someones performs a #BlueBalloonChallenge Medtronic will donate €5 to Life For A Child

Film yourself

Simply share a video or photo of yourself keeping a blue balloon up in the air.

If you dont have a balloon at home, you can either try our Instagram filter, or request a balloon to be sent to you by our partner #dedoc°

Post it

On social media using the #BlueBalloonChallenge and tag @MedtronicDiabetesUKI, @dedoc_org, @lifeforachild. We’d love to see your creative side, however you want to do the challenge is up to you!

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EASD

Come and say hello to us at the EASD!

This September we’ll be in Stockholm at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting, sharing our experience while also learning more from the global diabetes community.

We look forward to meeting you there — come and ask any questions you have about diabetes, chat about the campaign, or even do the #BlueBalloonChallenge with us!

Useful links for MiniMed™ Pump Users

  1. Medtronic data on file. Pivotal Trial (Age 14-75). N=157. 2020; 16 US sites
  2. Based on the recommended MiniMed™Mio™ Advance and MiniMed™Quick-set™ insulin infusion set change every 2-3 days compared to 4 injections a day for 30 days