diabetes care Archive

MiniMed 670G System Launches in the United States

I am pleased to share that today we announced the commercial launch of the MiniMed 670G system. Since earlier- than-expected FDA approval in September 2016, we have been working to ensure payer coverage, market and manufacturing readiness, as well as appropriate training of employees, clinicians, educators and patients on the new system. We also

Starting MiniMed 670G System Customer Training Phase

I’m pleased to announce the start of our Customer Training Phase for the MiniMed 670G system. During this phase, we’ll focus on on-boarding a small group of Priority Access Program participants at a select number of healthcare provider sites across the country. These sites will reflect diversity in terms of practice type, size, experience

Patient Care Enabled by Information Technology

For more than 30 years, Medtronic Diabetes has been known as an insulin pump and sensor company. While we have made great progress in improving outcomes and care for people with diabetes, we believe we can make a greater impact. This means changing our strategy. We are exploring new models of care, including integrated

Why China?

In January 2016, we signed a long-term partnership with the Chengdu municipal government to provide better diabetes management for the growing – and underserved – diabetes population in China. So, why China? According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 415 million people in the world living with diabetes.[i] That’s a staggering number. Twenty-five

A Deeper Level of Care

A couple months ago, I had a very interesting evening at a dinner in London with the Medtronic Board of Directors, members of the Executive Committee, senior leaders, and physicians from some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United Kingdom (UK), as well as members of the National Health Service. The dinner was