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New device can regulate children’s blood glucose more like natural pancreas

November 14, 2018

The wearable device combines a glucose sensor, an insulin pump and a mobile phone with an Android app that automatically matches the insulin supply to a child’s glucose levels.

A pilot study in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and the UK has shown that the device can regulate children’s blood glucose more like a natural pancreas than can current diabetes treatments. Participating children had very few glucose highs or lows and needed no corrective insulin injections or additional distressing finger-prick blood tests.

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