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An important new FDA Approval for Pediatric Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

I am delighted to share that our MiniMed™ 670G hybrid closed loop system has been FDA approved for children with Type 1 diabetes aged seven years and older! This is a very important milestone for younger patients and their caregivers, as access to this groundbreaking therapy will help alleviate some of the burden associated

Guardian™ Connect CGM System is Now Shipping

We are now shipping the Guardian™ Connect system to the first customers who have ordered our smart* CGM system which helps people with diabetes stay ahead of high and low glucose events.  Here are 5 things that make me excited about being able to put this smart technology into customer hands: 1) The Guardian

Medtronic Women’s Network — Meet Sheri Henck

I am proud to serve as the Executive Sponsor for the global Medtronic Women’s Network (MWN). As sponsor, I have the opportunity to work with and get to know strong women leaders like Sheri Henck — Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Distribution at Medtronic. In the Q&A below, Sheri — part of

NEW CARELINK™ PERSONAL SYSTEM UPDATE: EASIER UPLOADS AND AN IMPROVED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

We are thrilled to announce a new uploader and improved product experience for our CareLink™ Personal software. CareLink™ Personal software collects information from compatible insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, glucose meters, and logbook data entered by patients. The CareLink ™system then turns that information into reports that help healthcare professionals identify and

Inspired by Sarah

I’d like to share a blog post authored by Sarah Knotts —  a customer who recently switched over to the MiniMed™ 670G system. Sarah was initially skeptical of our hybrid closed-loop system but after trying it, she said the system “gave [her] peace of mind.” Like many living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D), managing

Leveraging Value-Based Healthcare Partnerships to Transform Care

In a recent publication of The MedTech Strategist, Suzanne Winter, Americas Region VP for Medtronic Diabetes, discusses our approach to #valuebasedhealthcare — and how we’re leveraging #VBHC to transform diabetes care. Read a short excerpt from the article below: The Medtech Strategist (MTS): Value-based care is a relatively new concept/business model in diabetes management

FDA Approves Guardian™ Connect CGM System

I am excited to announce that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved our Guardian™ Connect continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for use in the United States. To hear more about this important milestone, watch my video message. The Guardian™ Connect system is the first smart standalone CGM system to help people with

Celebrate International Women’s Day — Meet Michele Blanshard

Michele Blanshard is a member of the Medtronic Australia Executive Leadership Team and an executive sponsor of the Medtronic Women’s Network — a high-priority initiative for Medtronic that aims to recruit and retain women in leadership positions and improve and achieve employee diversity. She also represents Medtronic as a board member for the Medical

Medtronic and Nutrino Address Impact of Nutrition in Type 2 Diabetes

As we continue to transform diabetes care to drive greater freedom and better health, we’ve placed a stronger focus on providing insights and solutions to doctors and patients to encourage better management of Type 2 diabetes. Our Pattern Snapshot provides healthcare professionals with a one-page report that helps them quickly interpret CGM data to

Inspired by Rebecca

Customers regularly reach out to me to give me feedback about our therapies. I recently received the testimonial below and it warmed my heart, so I thought I would share it with you. My name is Rebecca and I’ve had T1 for 32 years. I was diagnosed at the age of 4 and remember the