Benefits of CGM for people with type 2 diabetes
Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) allows you to see your glucose readings in real-time, 24/7.
Stay in the know
Using a CGM allows you to fill in the gaps between your blood glucose checks. Unlike other available CGMs, Medtronic CGM can show you not only your number, but also whether your glucose is heading high or low. It can even let you know up to an hour in advance.1
Ever had an unexpected low?
Medtronic CGM has a 98.5% low detection rate2 and can provide visibility to your glucose trends with predictive alerts up to an hour before a high or low, so you have time to take action.
Reduce long-term complications
CGM can help you gain greater control, reduce lows, and improve quality of life.3 People with improved glucose control can reduce long-term complications.
CGM options to fit your lifestyle
Tired of handwritten logbooks? Medtronic CGM automatically uploads your data to CareLink™ software so you and your healthcare team can identify trends over time and work together to manage diabetes on your terms.
Benefits of Guardian™ Connect CGM
The only CGM with up to 1-hour advance prediction of highs and lows.
Customizable notifications of upcoming highs and lows throughout the day and night.
Shows the speed and direction your glucose levels are trending.
Visibility of time spent high, low, and within a target glucose range (for example: between 70-180 mg/dL).
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1. Proper settings required
2. Guardian™ Connect system SSED, page 19, Table 5. 98.5% Glucose Correct Detection Rate based on Predictive Alerts at 30 minutes when worn on the abdomen.
3. Brake, J. (2010). Long-term effects of continuous glucose monitoring on HbA1C levels: An audit. Accessed September 17, 2020, from www.diabetesonthenet.com
Important Safety Information: Guardian™ Connect CGM System
The Guardian™ Connect system requires a prescription and is indicated for continuous or periodic monitoring of glucose levels in the interstitial fluid under the skin, in patients (14 to 75 years of age) with diabetes mellitus. The system is intended to complement, not replace, information obtained from standard blood glucose monitoring devices, and is not recommended for people who are unwilling or unable to perform a minimum of two meter blood glucose tests per day, or for people who are unable or unwilling to maintain contact with their healthcare professional. The system requires a functioning mobile electronic device with correct settings. If the mobile device is not set up or used correctly, you may not receive sensor glucose information or alerts. For complete details of the system and its components, including warnings, contraindications, and precautions, please consult the user guide at http://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/support/download-library/user-guides and important safety information.