FUDiabetes

Stick-on disposable artifical pancreas?


“The [daily] adhesive patch monitors blood sugar and has doses of insulin pre-loaded in tiny microneedles on the patch to deliver medicine quickly when glucose levels reach a certain level. The insulin delivery slows down once it detects glucose levels are back in a normal range.”
Seems to work in mice and minipigs for 20 hours and they’re now trying to move on to human trials.

Abstract here, but full article is paywalled: https://www.medicaldesignandoutsourcing.com/this-coin-sized-smart-insulin-patch-could-monitor-glucose-for-diabetes-management/

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