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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

Three Days in Puerto Rico

After driving through the streets with rubble, no traffic lights, downed trees and power lines, and being aware that electricity remains an elusive necessity throughout the island, I boarded my plane to leave Puerto Rico. Although I was there for only 3 days, I had an amazing opportunity to view our Juncos plant (which

Frank Buckley Interviews: MiniMed 670G System

KTLA 5 morning news, Frank Buckley, knows firsthand what it means to care for someone with type 1 diabetes. As Frank’s son’s endocrinologist, we discuss the challenges of diabetes, the innovation leading to the MiniMed 670G system approval, and what’s next. MiniMed® 670G System The Medtronic MiniMed 670G system requires a prescription and is

Advances Toward an Artificial Pancreas

For people with type 1 diabetes, the day-to-day management can be a full-time job. We have been working toward the development of an artificial pancreas, focusing on shifting the burden of managing diabetes from the person to the system. Listen to my podcast with The Bio Report to learn more about the progress we’ve