• Artificial Pancreas Keeps Patients Healthier: A Perspective

    9 monthes ago - By Discovery's Edge

    The late Mayo endocrinologists Russell Wilder, M.D., and Randall Sprague, M.D., would be smiling today at the news for patients with diabetes. Much of their lives and careers were dedicated to making sure Type 1 diabetes patients received the right amount of insulin at the right time to live long, healthy lives. I'm referring to the recent study in The New England Journal of Medicine demonstrating that an artificial pancreas - a closed-loop system of insulin pump and feedback monitor - is better at keeping patients in their glycemic range than current systems.
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