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Medtronic and Chengdu Sign Insulin Pump Manufacturing Agreement

January 11, 2016

DUBLIN and CHENGDU, China - January 11, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, has formed a partnership with the Chengdu municipal government to manufacture and deploy advanced diabetes therapies in Chengdu, China.

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CES Puts IBM and MDT In Spotlight - Partners Unveil Plans For Cognitive Diabetes App

January 7, 2016

Las Vegas, NV – January 7, 2016 - IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak took center stage during a keynote address at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to unveil the latest advances in applying cognitive computing to diabetes management.

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Medtronic Expands Access to Type 2 Diabetes Products with Selection of Henry Schein as Exclusive Distributor

December 2, 2015

DUBLIN and MELVILLE, N.Y. - December 2, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, has selected Henry Schein Medical, the U.S. Medical business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), as an exclusive distributor of selected diabetes products to primary care physicians (PCPs) in the U.S. The exclusive distribution agreement broadens access to Medtronic solutions for people with type 2 diabetes under the care of primary care physicians who oversee their diabetes management. Henry Schein Medical is a leading provider of health care products and services to office-based medical practitioners in the U.S.

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Medtronic Enhances Utility of Professional Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) by Launching Pattern Snapshot for iPro®2 Professional CGM

November 30, 2015

DUBLIN - November 30, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the availability of a new CareLink® iPro report called Pattern Snapshot for iPro2 Professional CGM system. The new one-page report provides a health care professional (HCP) with information for quick interpretation of detailed glucose data over time. The identified patterns are based on advanced algorithms that automatically identify an individual's top glucose control issues and their possible causes. The report information and visuals also serve as a teaching tool to help educate people with diabetes about their own glucose profile.

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Latest Cardiac and Diabetes Advancements from Medtronic Win 2015 'Best of What's New' Awards from Popular Science

November 18, 2015

DUBLIN - November 18, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that its Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) and Hybrid Closed Loop system have both earned the 2015 'Best of What's New' award in the health category by Popular Science, the world's largest science and technology magazine.

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