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A 39-year-old member asked:

Are they working on an insulin pump that can also give continuous blood glucose levels?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennie Law
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Yes: They are working on it- the artificial pancreas. The ultimate goal would be an integrated system where the continuous glucose monitor (already available) will be communicating with the Insulin pumps (already available), which can use the continuouse glucose data will be used by the pump to make decisions about Insulin rate. However, it is not yet available commercially in the near future.
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Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 11 years experience
Yes: The technology is out there but they are still working to refine it.
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Last updated Mar 31, 2016

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