Monthly Archive: September 2016

Breaking News: FDA Approves the MiniMed 670G System, World’s First Hybrid Closed Loop System

This post originally appeared on The LOOP blog on September 28, 2016 written by Karrie Hawbaker. Today we have fantastic news to share – Medtronic has received FDA approval of the world’s first hybrid closed loop system! The MiniMed® 670G system is the most advanced insulin pump and sensor system designed to help people

FDA Approves MiniMed 670G System – World’s First Hybrid Closed Loop System

I have wonderful news to share with you today. I am extremely proud to announce that the FDA has just approved our groundbreaking MiniMed 670G system – the first hybrid closed loop system in the world! This approval is a significant milestone in the history of diabetes management, and a culmination of many years

First Live Experience of Sugar.IQ with Watson for People with Diabetes

I am excited to announce that Sugar.IQ with Watson, the first-of-its-kind cognitive app that helps detect important patterns and trends for people with diabetes, is now in live use for the first time. With app development now completed, we will conduct real-world testing of the final release candidate application with up to 100 MiniMed

Hybrid Closed Loop Pivotal Trial Data Published in JAMA

This morning, we announced that data from the pivotal trial of our Hybrid Closed Loop (HCL) system were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and concurrently presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The data demonstrated the safety of the system and

Addressing the Highs and Lows of Diabetes with IBM Watson

As you know, we are collaborating with IBM Watson to develop solutions that will help people with diabetes better manage the disease. Recently, IBM Watson began running a television advertisement citing Medtronic as an example of the work they’re doing in healthcare. This is a testament to the strength of our partnership and rapid