pancreas

The World's First 'Artificial Pancreas' Will Be Hitting the Market in 2017

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

It could help the more than 1.25 million American children and adults with type 1 diabetes manage their disease.

Implantable 'artificial pancreas' could help diabetes patients control their blood sugar

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The development of an artificial pancreas that continuously measures a person's blood sugar, and can automatically release insulin as needed.

New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin producers

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

When pancreatic islet allo-transplantation therapy was first introduced, it provided hope for countless diabetics tired of daily insulin injections.

Bionic pancreas shows promise in advanced human trials

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Ordinarily, diabetics must monitor glucose levels themselves several times a day via fingerstick blood tests.