Medtronic recieves FDA approval for glucose meter

MINNEAPOLIS Medtronic earlier this week secured Food and Drug Administration approval of LifeScan’s OneTouch UltraLink Meter as the new wireless meter exclusively certified by Medtronic to wirelessly communicate with Medtronic diabetes management products in the United States.

This new meter uses Medtronic-certified wireless technology to transmit glucose readings directly to MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps and the Guardian REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. 

“At Medtronic, we are committed to leading the technology revolution in diabetes management and delivering best-in-class solutions to patients,” stated Chris O’Connell, president of the diabetes business at Medtronic. “Together with LifeScan, we will continue to advance the opportunities for people with diabetes to proactively and conveniently manage their diabetes while maximizing their quality of life.”

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