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09-08-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Artificial pancreas stands up to intensive winter sports

Adolescents with type 1 diabetes attending a ski camp achieved better glycemic control with closed-loop control than with a sensor-augmented insulin pump, researchers report.

05-24-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Meta-analysis supports artificial pancreas superiority over pumps

Artificial pancreas systems increase time in blood glucose target range by nearly 3 hours per day compared with conventional pump therapy in outpatients with type 1 diabetes, meta-analysis data show.

01-16-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Artificial pancreas benefits even well-controlled diabetes

Results of a randomized crossover trial show that closed-loop insulin delivery offers significantly improved glycemic control even in patients who are well controlled when self-monitoring their glucose levels.

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03-21-2017 | Adolescents | Feature | Article

Adolescents: A challenging age group

Professor Moshe Phillip tells medwireNews why he believes the artificial pancreas will be of particular benefit for adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

03-03-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | Hot topic review | Article

The artificial pancreas: Potential to transform diabetes care

medwireNews provides an overview of artificial pancreas systems, and talks to Professor Richard Bergenstal about their potential for treating type 1 diabetes.

Journal articles and book chapters

09-28-2017 | Type 1 diabetes | Book chapter | Article

Type 1 diabetes mellitus and exercise

This chapter provides a practical approach to facilitate safe exercise in type 1 diabetes based on underlying physiology, and includes a discussion on new technology including the artificial pancreas.

Roberts AJ, Forlenza GP, Maahs D, Taplin CE. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:289–305.

08-15-2017 | Artificial pancreas systems | Review | Article

Multivariable adaptive artificial pancreas system in type 1 diabetes

Prof. Ali Cinar reviews the current state of artificial pancreas systems, outlines challenges that have not yet been met, and suggests techniques and tools that can be used to mitigate these challenges.

Cinar A. Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 88. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0920-1

05-13-2017 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

A review of the current challenges associated with the development of an artificial pancreas by a double subcutaneous approach

Based on insulin physiology, the limitations of continuous glucose monitoring, subcutaneous (SC) insulin absorption, meal challenge, and physical activity in patients with type 1 diabetes, this review discusses the limitations of the double SC approach to an artificial pancreas.

Christiansen SC et al. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 489–506. doi:10.1007/s13300-017-0263-6

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