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Medtronic Announces U.S. Launch of the MiniMed® 630G System with New User-Friendly Insulin Pump Design and SmartGuard(TM) Technology

Aug 11, 2016

DUBLIN - August 11, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the U.S. commercial launch of its MiniMed 630G system with SmartGuard technology FDA approved for the treatment of people with diabetes mellitus sixteen years of age and older. The MiniMed 630G features a new insulin pump hardware platform and new user-friendly design that combines personalized diabetes management with industry-leading clinical performance. The MiniMed 630G system is the newest member of the MiniMed family-the most prescribed integrated insulin delivery system brand in the world.

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Medtronic Converts 125 Million Patient Days of Data Into Personalized Insights That Improve Diabetes Management

June 10, 2016

DUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS - June 10, 2016 - Delivering on its vision to transform care for the millions currently living with diabetes through intelligent data, Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced new product developments and technology partnerships at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions that will create meaningful insights for providers and people with diabetes.

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Medtronic and Qualcomm Collaborate to Aim to Improve Care and Health Outcomes for People with Type 2 Diabetes

May 25, 2016

Dublin and San Diego – May 25, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., today announced a global, multi-year collaboration to jointly develop future generation continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems that aim to improve health outcomes for people with diabetes. By giving insights to doctors and people with type 2 diabetes concerning glucose levels, the companies intend to enable more informed care, especially for those who do not have control of their diabetes today. The collaboration seeks to leverage Medtronic's market-leadership in diabetes management and Qualcomm Life's expertise in developing reference designs for wireless, single-use and small integrated modules to create more affordable, easier-to-use CGM systems, including a new sensor and smaller design that can provide near real-time and retrospective glucose data.

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New Data Shows Benefits of Medtronic Insulin Pumps for People with Type 2 Diabetes

April 13, 2016

Dublin – April 13, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the publication of new data in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism from the continuation phase of the OpT2mise study, providing further clinical evidence in support of insulin pumps for people with insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes. The OpT2mise study is the largest randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy and safety of insulin pump therapy versus multiple daily injections (MDI) for poorly controlled type 2 patients.

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Medtronic Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

February 19, 2016

Dublin - February 19, 2016 - Fortune magazine announced today that Medtronic is included on its list of the World's Most Admired Companies for 2016. The list is considered one of the leading measures of corporate reputation among the world’s largest companies. Medtronic is ranked second in the Medical Products and Equipment category.

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries pertaining to the Diabetes Group of Medtronic, please contact:

Pamela Reese
Senior Manager, Communications
818-576-3398
pamela.s.reese@medtronic.com

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