Category Archives: Artificial Pancreas

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Artificial Pancreas Systems Could Lower Hypoglycemia

Researchers from the University of Virginia recently found that the use of portable and wireless artificial pancreas systems could reduce hypoglycemia. When used continuously at home, these systems both reduced hypoglycemia and increased the time patients were in …

Keep Your Fingers Crossed: FDA Approves Artificial Pancreas Outpatient Trial

The FDA has approved the start of outpatient trials of a smart phone-based monitoring device that functions as an artificial pancreas. If the device, which automatically measures blood glucose levels and adjusts them with insulin, is successful, several million type …

JDRF Says FDA Threatens Artificial Pancreas Technology

Will the federal government kill the artificial pancreas? The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is raising the alarm over FDA guidelines that could stifle the technology necessary for the development of an artificial pancreas.

At issue is Low Glucose Suspend …