Singularity Hub – Bionic Pancreas Promises Big Boost in Health for TI

A bionic pancreas whose first results in human patients were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, could make the statement purely factual: If you have type 1 diabetes, you will have to prick yourself once every four days or so to change out the needles in the closed-loop blood sugar monitor and pumps that supply insulin and glucagon, a hormone that raises glucose levels in the blood. The system does the rest.

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