inPen™ and Guardian™ 4 System – Your Training and Preparation Process
We are happy to welcome you into the Medtronic family and we are excited for the journey ahead. We would like to encourage you to follow these steps of preparation and training, which will enable you to derive the maximum benefits from your Medtronic Guardian™ 4 Stand-alone CGM system.
2. Charge your Guardian™ 4 transmitter the day before your set-up training
Place the transmitter on the charger – it can take up 2 hours to charge. The green light on the charger will flash. The transmitter is fully charged when the green light is off.
4. Set up training with your educator
You will schedule an appointment with your certified trainer for your set-up training on the Guardian™ 4 System.
5. WeCare Services and StartRightSM Programme
At the end of your set-up training with your trainer, you will be registered for the StartRightSM Programme, in which you will receive 4 emails over the first few months of being on your new Guardian™ 4 System and inPen™. Visit our WeCare website to register for StartRightSM: www.medtronicdiabetes.co.za/minimedcare
In these emails, you have access to information and guides that cover a range of topics useful to you, such as, how to travel with your device, carb counting or how to use the Event Marker feature. All this is to help you to get the most of your system.
6. Evaluate your Training – tell us what you think
Once you have completed your set-up training with your trainer, we would like to know about your training experience, so that we can continue to improve our offering to you. Click here to complete the survey.
7. Useful Information: I-PORT Advance
i-Port-Advanced is an injection port that helps to reduce the anxiety and pain of multiple daily injections. To learn more and to order i-Port™ Advanced, please click on this link.
Watch these training videos as many times as you need, to familiarise yourself on how to use the inpenTM and GuardianTM 4 correctly and safely.
Rewind the screw
Insert the cartridge
Changing a pen needle
Select and inject
Guardian TM 4 sensor insertion video - upper arm
Guardian TM 4 sensor insertion video - abdomen
Setting up alarms and alerts
How to setup a Care-Partner
What is CGM?
Other Useful Links
We wish you all the best for with your inPen™ training and set-up. If you have any product-related queries, please contact our 24/7 Product Support Helpline: 0800 633 7867 (MEDPUMP) or +27 (0) 260 9490