SmartGuard technology Archive

Chasing Numbers: Battling Low Blood Sugar Levels

Busy Physician Assistant and single mother of three children, Sherifa, is all too familiar with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). “There were nights I was afraid to fall asleep,” she recalls. “I stopped getting early low warning symptoms, and there were mornings I would crash and not even know it. It was very scary.” Low

SmartGuard Technology Helps People with Diabetes Worry Less About Lows

Diabetes is a complex disease to manage, and it can be extremely challenging to keep blood sugar levels within an ideal target range. While reducing high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) is important, as it can lead to long-term complications, reducing low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) can be a matter of life or death. Low blood sugar

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

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

Patient-Centered Design Process Results in New, User-Friendly MiniMed 630G System

I am thrilled to announce the U.S. launch of the MiniMed 630G system with SmartGuard technology – our most advanced pump platform for people with diabetes in the country. This latest innovation was developed through a collaborative process with the patient community, who provided feedback on features that matter most to people with diabetes.