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FDA Gives Green Light to Medtronic’s Enlite Continuous Glucose Sensor

Sept. 6, 2016
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The FDA approved Medtronic’s Enlite sensor for the iPro2 professional continuous glucose monitor. The device is a disposable sensor designed to be worn for 6 days, is 69 percent smaller than its previous sensor.

The iPro2 professional system is designed to track glucose levels every 5 minutes, continuously, for as long as 6 days to help doctors estimate the effectiveness of nutrition, medication and exercise programs.

The iPro2 system gained FDA clearance back in November 2011. — Cynthia Jessup

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