Diabetes

Artificial pancreas performs well in clinical trial

During more than 60,000 hours of combined use of a novel artificial pancreas system, participants in a 12-week, multi-site clinical trial showed significant improvements in two key measures of well-being in people living ...

Diabetes

Artificial pancreas improves blood sugar control in young kids

An artificial pancreas, which delivers insulin in an automated way to individuals with type 1 diabetes, appears to be safe and effective for use in children ages 5 to 8 years, a new study finds. Results will be presented ...

Diabetes

Final artificial pancreas clinical trials now open

Clinical trials are now enrolling to provide the final tests for a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas to automatically monitor and regulate blood-sugar levels in people with type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes

Artificial pancreas likely to be available by 2018

The artificial pancreas—a device which monitors blood glucose in patients with type 1 diabetes and then automatically adjusts levels of insulin entering the body—is likely to be available by 2018, conclude authors of ...

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