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Being part of Kaleido Care: the struggles, the rewards, and the fun parts

Being part of Kaleido Care: the struggles, the rewards, and the fun parts

When I first heard about Kaleido I was immediately drawn in by all the vibrant colors and cheeky phrases. So vibrant, so bold, so different. I started diving in a little deeper and realized it’s not just the colors and the words. People really believe in doing things differently here. So in the summer of 2018 I joined the Kaleido family myself (I know it sounds...

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Our worst nightmare… that field safety warning

Our worst nightmare… that field safety warning

March 8th, 2020.  As a company that makes medical devices, you know the products and services you provide are able to improve lives. As the company that makes Kaleido, we don’t just make any old medical device, we make a lifesaving, life changing device: an amazing insulin pump system that has a huge impact on the daily...

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Dating with Diabetes

Dating with Diabetes

February 14th, 2020. When I first asked my diabetes team about the possibility of switching to an insulin pump in 2014, I was in a long-term relationship. I felt comfortable, safe and supported, and while I’d happily been on injections for nearly 20 years, I knew there was functionality in an insulin pump that I could benefit from, particularly when it came to...

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What I learned in 7 years with diabetes

What I learned in 7 years with diabetes

During those 7 years, there were bad times, but also good times – highs and lows, just like with diabetes. I met amazing people and learned from their experiences (and my own) – and I still do. So for those of you who have just received the diagnosis, or just need to hear it again: these are 7 things I learned in 7 years with Type 1 Diabetes. 1. It’s not my fault....

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Pregnancy special: my first trimester with Kaleido

Pregnancy special: my first trimester with Kaleido

January 6th, 2020.Well... where should I start. It was at 18 that I first learnt about a disease called diabetes, and that I had it. Not long after that, I realized that this could cause issues for women later in life. What happens if I want to get pregnant? Can I still have a baby? Am I even fertile? I knew from a young age that I wanted to be a mother, but I also...

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Kaleido wedding special: the happily ever after

Kaleido wedding special: the happily ever after

December 23rd, 2019. When people tell you how quickly your wedding day whooshes by, you never believe them. But before I knew it, the DJ was playing the last song and I was running from a conversation by the toilets to squeeze in one last dance with my husband before the lights came up and the night came to an end. It was a spectacular whirlwind of a day, and if I’m...

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