Have you been wondering if an artificial pancreas would actually improve control? A newly released study shows that nighttime blood sugar levels improved for children and teens using this closed-loop system.
“Notably, the Cambridge study showed that the children and teenagers spent twice as much time during the night within targeted blood glucose levels when their diabetes was regulated with the artificial pancreas system than when they followed conventional “manual” therapy. And low blood sugars were minimized. (PR Newswire)”
Read these articles for more information:
- PR Newswire: Early Artificial Pancreas Trials Show Benefits for Kids, Teenagers with Diabetes While Sleeping Overnight
- The Lancet: Manual closed-loop insulin delivery in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a phase 2 randomised crossover trial
- New York Times: Insulin Study Could Lead to New Dosage Devices.