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This artificial pancreases could be available to diabetics as soon as 2018
 

This artificial pancreases could be available to diabetics as soon as 2018

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Researchers from the UK say that the world’s first artificial pancreas could hit the market as early as 2018 , offering a better way for those with type 1 diabetes to monitor and control their glucose levels without daily injections. This is huge...
 
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3 Jul 2016 - General
 
The title 'Artificial pancreas' sounds very promising, but when you look at it, it is not really a replacement for the pancreas, It's a device that can take control of the glucose homeostasis in the human body. Getting rid of the trouble of frequent blood sugar testing and insulin injections would be a great burden off the heads for patients with diabetes. The device appears to be fixed externally, but would it not be more effective if it was an implantable device? The article point...
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