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People Love the InPen from Medtronic

Why Do People Love the InPen from Medtronic?

The InPen™ is a reusable smart insulin pen that uses Bluetooth® technology to send dose information to a mobile app. Offering support with dose calculations and tracking, the InPen system helps take some of the mental math out of your diabetes management.

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The InPen app uses your glucose and carbohydrate levels to recommend the correct insulin dosage for you! It also considers the amount of active insulin still in your body to help avoid lows.

Dose Reminders

Worried about missing insulin doses? No need to be! The InPen app lets you set reminders to take your insulin at mealtimes.

Carb Counting Support

Not sure about the amount of carbs you can eat in a meal? The InPen app helps you calculate your insulin dose based on meal size or fixed dose option.

Digital Logbook

The InPen app tracks all your dosing information on your smartphone; no need to worry about forgetting to record a dose. Plus, all your dosing reports can easily be shared with your healthcare team!

Real Customers. Real Insights.

“I love the dosing recommendations. It allows me to keep on track so I’m not taking too much insulin and then having to deal with lows.”

Iaishia*, living with type 1 diabetes

“The InPen gives me so much freedom. I don’t have to be connected to anything 24/7.”

Mattie*, mom of two, living with type 1 diabetes

The InPen is a reusable insulin pen for people living with diabetes. It can be used to deliver insulin, help calculate insulin doses, and estimate carbohydrates for meals. Those under the age of 7 should only use the device with an adult’s supervision. A healthcare provider must prescribe InPen, provide dosage settings, and discuss all potential benefits and risks. Using the device with incorrect therapy settings may lead to severe highs and lows. The InPen is should not be used by those unable to test blood glucose levels or the visually impaired. For additional product and important safety information, go to MedtronicDiabetes.com/InPenSafety.

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*This individual was compensated for their time. Their thoughts and opinions are their own. Individual results may vary.

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InPen Now Available

GEM Edwards Pharmacy Now Distributing the InPen Smart Insulin Pen System

Available as a pharmacy benefit, InPen helps diabetes patients make smarter dosing decisions

Hudson, OH – March 11, 2021: Patients who prefer the simplicity and freedom of multiple daily injection (MDI) therapy used to be left without the intelligence that comes from other smart insulin delivery systems like insulin pumps. With the InPen Smart Insulin Pen System, MDI patients now have access to sophisticated and easy-to-use insulin delivery at an affordable cost.

InPen is the first and only FDA-cleared smart insulin pen system for people with Type 1 and Type 2 insulin-dependent diabetes and helps patients take the right insulin dose, at the right time. By tracking a patient’s diabetes data, the InPen system provides personalized recommendations that fundamentally change and improve how they manage their insulin therapy.

“InPen is a game-changer for anyone on multiple daily injections. With help from InPen, I feel more in control of my diabetes because I am confident that I am administering the right doses. I can’t imagine MDI without InPen in my toolbox and highly recommend this to anyone.”

Allison, InPen user for 3 years

Approved for use by all ages (ages 7 and under with adult supervision), the InPen Smart Insulin Pen System:

  • Lasts a full year without the need to charge
  • Provides precision dosing with half-unit doses
  • Is compatible with Fiasp,® Humalog,® and Novolog® insulin cartridges
  • Works with Medtronic Guardian Connect™ and Dexcom® G6 continuous glucose monitors, helping patients make even smarter dosing decisions
  • Monitors active insulin and insulin temperature
  • Offers helpful long-acting dosing reminders and missed dose alerts
  • Connects dosing data to the InPen app via Bluetooth
  • Offers three different dosing options – carb counting, meal size estimation, and fixed-dose therapy

The InPen is part of the Medtronic family and available as a pharmacy benefit with many commercial insurance plans for as little as $35 per year. Other assistance may also be available. Learn more about InPen at www.gemedwardspharmacy.com/inpen.

About GEM Edwards Pharmacy

GEM Edwards Pharmacy is an accredited, family-owned, mail-order pharmacy, founded in 1992. As part of the GEMCORE family of companies, we offer thousands of products and various dosage forms with dedicated customer support to ensure you and your patients have what they need…when they need them! We strive to always offer affordable medications as well as pharmacy-benefit diabetes products and to provide convenient, fast, and free standard shipping whether to a patient’s home or a prescriber’s office.

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