Breakthrough study on artificial pancreas

By Ruth2015 Latest Reply 2015-02-11 15:31:05 -0600
Started 2015-02-10 21:17:51 -0600

My hospital did a study on artificial pancreas fit type 1 diabetes an it was successful its call the algorithm it control by a smart phone there is article in the New York daily news on January 29,2015 you can check it out please let me know what your take on this.

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MarkS 2015-02-11 15:20:31 -0600 Report

Similar to the Medtronic devices currently on the market (i.e., 530G with an Enlite Sensor).

Ruth2015 2015-02-11 15:31:05 -0600 Report

I had Medtronic pump before it was pink an 2010 when I came to New York the insurance didn't wanna pay so the switch me to Omini pod now I love to prime it because you can actually see but this one I can't an when you get a occlusion you have to remove the whole thing.

GabbyPA 2015-02-11 12:54:22 -0600 Report

Do you have the link to the article so we can read it?

GabbyPA 2015-02-11 13:15:30 -0600 Report

Thank you!

GabbyPA 2015-02-11 13:29:52 -0600 Report

It is a great break through for sure. The UK is always kind of ahead of us on these kinds of things. But I will be so glad when it's available to more people.

GeekonBoard 2015-02-10 21:51:50 -0600 Report

Really interesting information! I newly diagnosed T2 & am just finding my way but googled the subject after reading your discussion post. There's lots of great research & information with all sorts of praise & promise for an artificial pancreas. After reading a bit - I can think of little negative to say about the subject. This was one of the great websites I poked around:

Ruth2015 2015-02-10 22:14:47 -0600 Report

Ok feel free to let me know your take on this I try to fine out as much as I can my pancreas don't work for 21yrs now it fail when I turn 16 as they say no news is good but it's help to be hopeful