minimed Archive

Top Ten Tips for Traveling

  Summer is here and it’s time for many of us to hit the road – or air. Traveling with diabetes and an insulin pump can be daunting at times, but it shouldn’t keep you from exploring. Before you set out to satisfy your wanderlust, check out our answers to the top questions we

Medtronic and Tidepool Work Together on Interoperable Automated Insulin Pump System for Diabetes Management

  This afternoon we announced that we will be working with Tidepool to create an interoperable automated insulin pump system. This means that both companies will be working closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through the regulatory process to garner approvals for the components needed for an interoperable system, including a future

Getting to Know Dr. Robert Vigersky

The Diabetes Group at Medtronic is full of people who are pushing the status quo to help those living with diabetes live healthier lives. Today, we’d like to help you get to know Dr. Robert Vigersky, our Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vigersky plays a leading role for us in leading our clinical work and

Former Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jason Johnson, Shares How Wearing an Insulin Pump Changed His Game

Retired Major League Baseball pitcher, Jason Johnson was the first player permitted to use an insulin pump out on the field while playing during a major league game. Jason recently sat down with Great Day, Tampa Bay to share how that shift in how he managed his diabetes gave him a better sense of

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