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Jun 20, 2013

Tandem Diabetes Care Wins MDEA Readers' Choice Award for t:slim Insulin Pump

SAN DIEGO, CA, June 20, 2013

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Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (“Tandem”) today announced that its t:slim® Insulin Pump was chosen as the Readers’ Choice for Most Innovative Product at the 2013 Medical Design Excellence Awards held in Philadelphia, PA on June 19, 2013. The t:slim Pump also received the bronze award in its category.

“The t:slim Insulin Pump was designed by users, for users, resulting in a product that is small and sleek, as well as simple to use.  We are honored to receive this wonderful recognition from the community,” said Kim Blickenstaff, president and CEO of Tandem.

The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) recognize significant advances in medical product design and engineering that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility. Designed to focus attention upon the complexity of product development and to showcase examples of what can be achieved when it is well done, the MDEA celebrates the achievements of medical product manufacturers, their suppliers, and the many people behind the scenes—engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians—who are responsible for the groundbreaking products that are saving lives and changing the face of MedTech.

About Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (www.tandemdiabetes.com) is a privately held company dedicated to advancing the management of diabetes through novel technologies. The Company offers a comprehensive, user-centric and integrated approach to product design, development, and customer care. Tandem Diabetes Care is based in San Diego, Calif.

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t:slim and Tandem Diabetes Care are registered trademarks, and t:connect is a trademark, of Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.