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Announcing My Upcoming Retirement

After 10 years of serving patients as chief medical officer for the Diabetes Group at Medtronic, last week I announced that I am retiring from the company at the end of the calendar year. This was truly a bittersweet decision for me. It has been an absolute privilege to be part of the team

How Riding in the Ride to Cure Impacted One Medtronic Diabetes Employee

Medtronic recently kicked-off a 3-year partnership with JDRF by sponsoring a team of riders at the JDRF Ride to Cure in Amelia Island, FL. To help increase awareness and participation, Medtronic invited employees to enter for a chance to join the cycling team in Florida. Over 80 employees applied. Today, we’d like to introduce

Medtronic Sponsors Employees in the Ride to Cure

Medtronic is excited to announce that we’re sponsoring a team of riders at this year’s JDRF Ride to Cure event in Amelia Island, FL. This sponsorship aims to support those who are living with diabetes, including our own employees, family members and friends, in the hopes that one day there will be a cure

An Update on Medtronic Options for People on Animas® Insulin Pumps

Last fall Animas® announced that they would be discontinuing the manufacture and sale of all Animas® Vibe™ and OneTouch® Ping® insulin pumps in the US and Canada. We know this news was upsetting to many of you and want you to know that you are not alone. We’re here for you and are inspired

FDA Approves the MiniMed 670G System for Children 7-13

The Big News I have been personally touched by the inspiring stories of children and their families. Juggling school tests and carb counts. Middle of the night finger pokes. Highs and lows, physically and emotionally. And while my three children don’t have diabetes, I know the feeling of wanting the very best for them