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insulin pump

As a new pump user, these resources will help you get started! Take your time exploring all the training resources and ensure you get connected with your StartRight Representative.

Open the Virtual Demo Pump HERE to practice while you learn, or feel free to practice on your new MiniMed™ 780G pump.


Step 1

Unboxing your system -
Coming Soon!

Unpacking your system together to ensure you have everything you need to get started.


Step 2

Quick start guide


A step-wise guide to get started on the MiniMed™ 780G system.


Step 3

Pumping - the basics


Exploring how a pump works and common questions about starting a pump for the first time. 


Step 4

Let's get connected


Pairing your meter, transmitter and getting started on the MiniMed™ Mobile app.  


Step 5

MiniMed™ Mobile App Getting Started

A step-by-step guide to get started on the MiniMed™ Mobile app including setup, notifications, your home screen and more. 


Pumping - a day in the life

Reviewing some of your daily tasks while on a pump including bolusing, managing alerts and alarms.


Insulin delivery settings

Programming your insulin delivery settings to get started including basal and bolus setup.


Reservoir and tubing

Demonstrating a reservoir and tubing fill and inserting an infusion set.

Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for the first time?

This video will take you through the basics.


Now that you've completed the READY training phase, continue down to SET and you have 2 options for training: attending a live virtual training class or scheduling a one-on-one training with a certified trainer.

Please confirm with your StartRight Representative which option is right for you.


Contact your StartRight representative to access training 

Ready for CGM and SmartGuard™ training?


Step 6

CGM - insertion, programming and quick start

Starting CGM including sensor insertion, glucose alert setup and BG required.


Step 7

Success with SmartGuard™


Engaging SmartGuard™ for the first time including how it works and tips for success.

If you're now on your pump system and ready for some additional training including the CareLink™ Connect app for your care partners, continue down to GO.

Have care partners who want to use the CareLink™ Connect app or curious about your pump's additional features in Manual Mode?


Step 8

CareLink™ Connect Getting Started Guide

A step-by-step guide to get started on the CareLink™ Connect app including setup, notifications, your home screen and more.


Step 9

CareLink™ Connect app


Setting up and using the CareLink™ Connect app for your care partners.


Step 10

Pumping - additional features


Learning about additional pump functionality in Manual Mode, including bolus options and basal patterns.

Click HERE for your system user guide.


Always speak to your healthcare provider about the correct settings for your insulin pump, CGM and SmartGuard™ and the right timing to get started.


Need technical support?

You have 24/7 access at 1-800-284-4416


If you are looking for support from your healthcare provider, certified trainer or technical support, they can better assist you if you upload your information to CareLink™ Personal before you speak to them.


Forgot your StartRight Representative contact information?

Email them at