The Guardian Connect CGM system for people with diabetes using insulin injection therapy
is the first smartphone-enabled CGM system from Medtronic to receive CE Mark. It is due
to launch in the UK in 2017 and will be available through your healthcare professional.
Alerts and alarms can be customized to
notify patients before they reach personal
preset low or high sensor glucose limits
(for example, it can be set to alert you if
you get to 4.5mmols, so you can have a
biscuit to avert your blood sugar getting
The Guardian Connect system
consists of a wearable CGM device that
takes glucose readings every five minutes
and sends them directly to a smartphone
app. All of this information (data) can
be shared with healthcare partners via
SMS text messages and access to the
real-time CGM tracing from any webenabled device. In addition, healthcare
professionals can see automatic daily
data uploads via CareLink.
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