Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and UnitedHealthcare (NYSE:UNH) today touted first-year results from a 6,000-person analysis designed to compare hospital admission rates between people with diabetes using insulin pumps and people controlling their diabetes with multiple daily injections of insulin.
The study included people using Medtronic’s MiniMed 630G system, as well as previous iterations of the medtech giant’s insulin pumps.
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