FDA Approves Automated Insulin System

FDA Approves Automated Insulin System

This is big news. The FDA has approved the use of a hybrid closed-loop system for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes for people 14 years old or older. The system monitors blood sugar levels, then automatically provides the appropriate dose of insulin. This moves us one...
Artificial Pancreas Device Passes Test

Artificial Pancreas Device Passes Test

  Type I diabetes comes with a lifetime commitment to maintaining health. Patients have to measure blood glucose levels and adjust insulin levels as necessary as indicated by multiple finger stick blood tests daily. Glucose monitors can reduce the number of finger...
Smart Patch Actively Controls Blood Sugar Levels

Smart Patch Actively Controls Blood Sugar Levels

More than 8 million people worldwide have diabetes. Researchers are trying to develop ways to replace the function of the pancreas, which releases insulin in order to control the body’s blood sugar level. The current standard practice involves taking...
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