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Danatech Device Training: MiniMed 780G System: Designed for Real Life

Sponsored by Medtronic.

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Get an introduction to the newly FDA approved, MiniMed™ 780G system and learn about the advanced algorithm with Meal Detection™ technology* that adjusts and auto corrects every 5 minutes. During this program, you will learn the foundations of the MiniMed™ 780G system including algorithm details, changes that positively impact the patient experience, concepts of therapy management, and best practices for both the clinician and the patient. Hear practical tips and CareLink™ report interpretation from Christie Beatson, MS, RD, CDCES lead adult educator from Barbara Davis Center.

Gain valuable education and support resources for you and individuals using the system including hands on virtual pump exercises. Walk away with resources to use in practice. 

*Taking a bolus 15 – 20 min before a meal helps to keep blood sugar levels under control after eating.  

MiniMed™ 780G system is for type 1 ages 7 and over. Prescription required.  
WARNING: Do not use SmartGuard™ feature for people who require less than 8 units or more than 250 units of insulin/day. For details, see

This 60-minute activity was originally presented on 10/24/2023.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
1. Understand key differences, new features, clinical evidence, and algorithm differentiation.
2. Learn how to configure the system for optimal results & review practical considerations related to meal management, exercise, and sick days.
3. Build confidence optimizing therapy with CareLink™ reports.

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for diabetes care and education specialists, including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, PAs, physicians, social workers, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.


This device training does not provide certification on the device discussed. There is no CE/CME credit for this activity.


This device training is sponsored by Medtronic.


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Christie Beatson, MS, RD, CDCES
Senior Instructor, Adult Diabetes Division
Barbara Davis Center

Christie Beatson is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at the Barbara Davis Center (BDC) for Diabetes in Aurora Colorado. The BDC specializes in the care of children and adults with Type 1 diabetes. She has been at the BDC for the past 17 years and previously worked at Harbor UCLA in Torrance California. Christie is the manager of the adult clinic at the BDC and is very involved in research. She is actively involved in clinical trials in the areas of new insulin therapies, pumps and continuous glucose monitors. Christie completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at California State University at Long Beach.

Nancy Lea, MS, RD, CDCES
Senior Manager, Professional Affairs and Clinical Education
Medtronic Diabetes

Nancy Lea, MS, RD, CDCES, is the Senior Manager for the Professional Affairs and Clinical Education (PACE) team at Medtronic Diabetes. In her role, Nancy leads a team to create content and execute educational programs for health care providers. Nancy strives to empower customers to independently manage users of Medtronic Diabetes products and therapies through educational programs. Nancy is based in Denver, CO.


This device training is FREE for ADCES members and non-members.

Access Period

You will have access to this training for a period of six months after you enroll, or when the activity expires on 10/24/2027 (whichever comes first).