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News tag: artificial pancreas


Artificial pancreas hugely impacts boys’ life

21 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Going to a birthday party and eating party food, or having pasta for dinner are now activities Xavier Hames can enjoy! A four-year-old boy now can eat normally, resulting from a huge change when he was fitted with the world’s first artificial pancreas to help manage his type 1 diabetes.…


Artificial pancreas controls insulin better than pumps

27 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The world's first clinical trial to compare three ways of delivering insulin to control glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes concludes that two versions of an artificial pancreas do a better job than conventional pump therapy. The results could have significant implications for the treatment of type 1…