Four Pivotal NIH-Funded Artificial Pancreas Research Efforts Begin

Devices would replace traditional, manual methods for management of type 1 diabetes.

 

The first of several major research efforts to test and refine artificial pancreas systems is now underway. Four separate projects, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), are designed to be the potential last steps between testing the fully automated devices and requesting regulatory approval for permanent use.… Read full story