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The 640G Experience

Patient Experiences of the MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

Introducing the MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

The MiniMed® 640G with SmartGuard® has been designed to help you achieve better control of your diabetes.

The system can guide you towards better control1 by providing advanced protection from hypoglycaemic episodes2 and personalised convenience for easier daily management of your diabetes.

In this section, you’ll hear from users of the MiniMed 640G system about their own experiences and feelings.

Experience of the MiniMed 640G


Children using the MiniMed 640G


Discover SmartGuard Technology


What does proven clinical data mean in real life?


Changing to the MiniMed 640G Insulin Pump

What would you do with an extra hour a day?

An estimated 1 hour every day is lost to the management of hypoglycaemia. We asked those living with diabetes and their guardians what they would do with an extra hour a day.



  • 1Compared to multiple daily injections, according to the STAR 3 clinical study: Bergenstal RM, Tamborlane WV, Ahmann A, et al. Effectiveness of sensor-augmented insulin-pump therapy in type 1 diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:311–320
  • 2Garg S, Brazg RL, Bailey TS , et al. Reduction in duration of hypoglycemia by automatic suspension of insulin delivery: the in-clinic ASPIRE study. Diabetes Tech Ther. 2012;14(3):205-209.


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