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OpT2mise Archive

Clinical Trial Update: New Results On Insulin Pumps And Type 2 Diabetes

At Medtronic, a significant investment in clinical research is a key part of how we help people with diabetes enjoy greater freedom and better health. It’s what allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of new technologies or existing technologies for new groups of people. And, in addition to helping health care providers decide what

Misconceptions About Insulin Pump Therapy And Type 2 Diabetes

Many people think that if you live with type 2 diabetes and use insulin pump therapy, it means you’ve failed in managing your diabetes. Unfortunately, it’s a misconception that Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Beth Spencer Kline, MSN, RN, NP-C, CDE, hears too often from patients. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease, and exercise

New Study on Insulin Pumps and Type 2 Diabetes

We're really excited to announce the results from the Opt2mise trial have been published, and were presented at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions a few weeks ago. This is the largest global study to evaluate and compare insulin pump therapy versus multiple daily insulin injections in people with type 2 diabetes.