Sunday, January 31, 2010

new mini-med real time transmitter and glucose sensor

this thing looks amazing, but i will bet it is expensive.....

MiniLink™ REAL-Time TransmitterThe MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter—the part of the MiniMed Paradigm® REAL-Time System that transmits data from the glucose sensor to the insulin pump—delivers distinct advantages:

Ultra-sleek design requires very little skin "real estate."

The MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is comfortable

The comfortable MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is about the size of a quarter.

Tiny: 1.4" x 1.1" x 0.3"

Lightweight: less than 1/4 ounce

Ergonomically shaped to move with you—it won't tug, pull, or pinch

Small adhesive area: 1.5" x 0.8"—about the size of a postage stamp

About the size of a quarter

The MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is discreet

The MiniLink Transmitter has an ultra-sleek, thin profile. It lies nearly flat, without a bulge. Wireless, it works virtually anywhere on your body, under any clothing.

About as thin as 4 quarters

The MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is waterproof

Wear your transmitter and glucose sensor while swimming, bathing, or showering. Fully immersible, you can wear it to a depth of eight feet for up to 30 minutes.

Freedom to enjoy water activities*

* While MiniMed Paradigm® Insulin Pumps are water-resistant and designed to protect against splashes and occasional dunking, Medtronic Diabetes recommends that no insulin pump be intentionally submerged in water.

The MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is long-lasting

For long-term use, and for your convenience, the MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter is rechargeable.
A quick 20-minute recharge lasts up to three days of continuous use. The full recharge lasts up to 14 days of continuous use.

The MiniLink REAL-Time Transmitter kit includes the transmitter, charger, and tester.