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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

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

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

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

Inspired by Chip

I’d like to share a story about one of our employees, Chip Zimliki, senior regulatory affairs director. Chip has the unique experience of working at the FDA on insulin pump therapy and then joining our regulatory team to help get our ground-breaking technology approved in the U.S. Chip’s story highlights how his experience working

Inspired by Ana Maria

In November, in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, we asked employees to share what inspires them to work at Medtronic Diabetes. I’d like to share one of those stories below. A few weeks ago, my family gathered to carry out a beloved family tradition. Each year, we put together Thanksgiving food baskets to benefit

Proving the Economic Benefits of Professional CGM

Our economic analysis of professional CGM using real-world data was published in the Journal of Medical Economics. With this analysis, Medtronic Diabetes is the first to demonstrate the significant clinical and health economic benefits of professional CGM products – such as iPro™2 – for people living with type 2 diabetes, and healthcare systems. Prior

Medtronic Diabetes Announces Outcomes-Driven Agreement in Bangladesh

I’m excited to announce a new patient-centric partnership which will expand access to our therapies to people living with diabetes in Asia Pacific (APAC). We are partnering with the world’s largest diabetes out-patient hospital – the Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) – to drive positive health

Medtronic Announces New Outcomes-Based Agreement with Aetna

Today we announced an outcomes-based agreement with Aetna for type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients who currently receive multiple daily insulin injections for their diabetes management. The agreement will measure health outcomes for those patients that choose to transition to pump therapy using a Medtronic insulin pump featuring SmartGuard™ Technology – the only