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Who Is Driving Innovation at Medtronic?

  At Medtronic, innovation is vital so that we can continue to improve the lives of people living with diabetes. Our Research & Development (R&D) team is at the center of that innovation. However, we realize that it’s important for the team to stay centered on patients’ needs. That’s why we focus on having

Diabetes Winter Hacks: 7 Tips To Staying On Track During Cold Weather Season

A big thanks to Miranda Lowery, CDE, RD, for stopping by with 7 tips for managing your diabetes even when the temperature drops. 1. Keep your diabetes devices and insulin out of the cold Just like extreme heat, extreme cold can affect your insulin (insulin solutions freeze near 32 degrees Fahrenheit), and we recommend

Meet IQcast, the Newest Addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant

Over the last few months, it’s been great to hear the positive feedback from those of you using the Guardian Connect Smart CGM with the Sugar.IQ assistant. Today, the system gets even smarter, with IQcast technology, a new addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant experience. The IQcast feature is like a weather forecast for your

How the Guardian Connect Smart CGM can Help with Time in Range

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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