diabetes technology Archive

Important Update on MiniMed 670G Availability and the Priority Access Program

Last fall we announced the FDA approval of the world’s first hybrid closed loop system and it was one of the proudest days of my career. After 35 years of innovation, we’re thrilled to make this revolutionary technology a reality. The MiniMed 670G® system is the most advanced insulin pump and sensor system that

5 Festive Holiday Tips for People with Diabetes

Over the years we’ve featured a lot of festive and informative holiday tips here on The LOOP. From how to best bundle up to how to bolus, here’s a round up of our top 5 tips. We hope you enjoy the holiday season and that these blogs teach you something new! Bundle Up and

Pump Tip: Changing the Time

Pump: MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed® 630G system It’s that time of year again. It’s time to ‘fall back’ into an extra hour of sleep! (Yay for more sleep!) Mark your calendar this weekend because Daylight Savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, November 6th, 2016. When adjusting your clocks,

Reflecting On 5 Years In The Diabetes Online Community

Today we’re recognizing the 5th anniversary of this blog and the start of our social media program here at Medtronic Diabetes! It’s been an amazing experience for the entire team and we all want to thank you for being a special of this community. While today so many of you find us through other

Partnering With IBM Watson Health To Develop Diabetes Solutions

Our progress to innovate diabetes solutions with our partner IBM Watson Health has yielded significant cooperative learning and discovery. Medtronic is also planning to leverage Watson technology to help patients, healthcare providers, and healthcare systems, from mobile applications to advancements in artificial pancreas technology, to transform diabetes care. Watch Jeff Ruiz, vice president, Diabetes