January 4, 2012

Medtronic Remote CGM Monitor Approved

Medtronic announced that the FDA has approved the mySentry(TM) remote CGM monitor. It is a second screen that allows a parent to remotely see CGM data. Here's a picture from the Medtronic Blog where you can also find more information about the thing. The full press release is here.


Version of something like this have been seen and talked about for years. It is great to see that Medtronic and the FDA managed to find a way to make patient information more available. For parents this has significant value. Particularly over night. Imagine checking BG without getting out of bed. 

Here's a Youtube bit by Medtronic about it:


Happy New Year.