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Francine Kaufman

Francine Kaufman

Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical, Medical and Health Affairs at Medtronic Diabetes

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Spotlight on Francine Kaufman

When I began my career in pediatrics more than 40 years ago, developing diabetes as a child negatively impacted health and well-being, and reduced life expectancy by many years. Children had episodes of very high and very low glucose levels that required hospitalization and could result in coma, seizures and death.