Guardian Connect System

Guardian Connect from Medtronic

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.

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Sensor Duration:
Up to 7 days
Warmup Time:
Up to 2 hours
Approved For Children:
Indicated for 14 years to 75 years
Share Follow Capability:
Fingerstick Calibration Required:
Yes. Day 1: 1st calibration required: 2 hours after Guardian™ Sensor 3 and Guardian™ Connect Transmitter have been connected. 2nd calibration required: within 6 hours of the first calibration. Days 2-7:Every 12 hours and as requested by the system.
Customizable Alerts Alarms:
Provides customizable alerts, including predictive high and low alerts up to 60 minutes in advance. 98.5% detection rate for lows with Predictive Alerts.
Guardian™ Connect app and CareLink™ Personal Software
Overall 9% MARD for the arm, 10.5% MARD for the abdomen
Covered By Medicare:
Insulin Pump Compatibility:
No. Can see data in InPen App
Recommended Placement:
Abdomen and arm
Additional Details:
Compatible with iOS and Android™. Updated list of compatible devices available on the Medtronic Diabetes website.

Transmitter Sensor Size:
1.4 x 1.12 x 0.37 in.
Transmitter: Seven days on a full charge. (It can take up to 2 hours to fully charge). Transmitter Charger: One new AAA battery
Transmitter Range:
Up to 20 feet
Continuous Data Transmission:
Yes. Sends readings automatically to the Guardian™ Connect app every 5 minutes.

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