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Farewell from Between the Lines

Thank you for subscribing to the Between the Lines blog. We’ve enjoyed sharing the latest happenings at Medtronic, however, we’ve made the decision to focus our blogging efforts on our LOOP blog. You’ll continue to find updates on approved products, educational tips, and fun facts on our LOOP blog. We hope if you haven’t

Canary Health’s Online Self-Management Program Reduces Healthcare Costs & Improves Outcomes

We continue to be excited about our collaboration with Canary Health, a leading digital therapeutics company that offers proven digital health self-management programs for people with chronic diseases. With the Canary Health’s well-established programs, we are able to offer healthcare organizations broader, deeper, and more holistic diabetes management solutions that improve clinical outcomes, while

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

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

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

SmartGuard Technology: Why Systems That Take Action Are Important

Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) can be very dangerous and is one of the most frightening situations for people with diabetes – particularly during the night when an estimated 57% of people with type 1 diabetes experience a low at least once.[i] Not to mention it impacts their quality of life and takes time out