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How soon will we have an fda approved artificial pancreas for type one diabetes?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Artificial pancreas
The artificial pancreas is a continuous glucometer that communicates with an Insulin pump.
They exist but are not fda approved due to issues with hypoglycemia, but will likely be the future of Insulin care. Pancreas transplantation is currently the most reliable way to achieve optimized glycemic control at the price of a large operation and lifelong immunosuppression.

In brief: Artificial pancreas
The artificial pancreas is a continuous glucometer that communicates with an Insulin pump.
They exist but are not fda approved due to issues with hypoglycemia, but will likely be the future of Insulin care. Pancreas transplantation is currently the most reliable way to achieve optimized glycemic control at the price of a large operation and lifelong immunosuppression.
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Don't know
There is a lot of reasearch being done on this but there is no wasy of establishing a timetable for the final product.

In brief: Don't know
There is a lot of reasearch being done on this but there is no wasy of establishing a timetable for the final product.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hard to say
It seems that we are still a few years away from that goal.
The fda and the diabetes researchers and engineers have to be sure the system is safe. The communication and computer programs which control the continuous glucose monitoring and Insulin pump system would need to be thoroughly tested and proven before fda approval. Fda approved outpatient trial recently http://tinyurl.Com/7k7axqx.

In brief: Hard to say
It seems that we are still a few years away from that goal.
The fda and the diabetes researchers and engineers have to be sure the system is safe. The communication and computer programs which control the continuous glucose monitoring and Insulin pump system would need to be thoroughly tested and proven before fda approval. Fda approved outpatient trial recently http://tinyurl.Com/7k7axqx.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
In brief: Four years
Top research centers across the country are deeply engaged in clinical trials evaluating the "control to range" artificial pancreas system. Various hardware ranging from tubed pumps to ios and android (methyltestosterone) mobile phones and cgm's are being evaluated.
Inpatient trials have progressed to outpatient trials with data from diabetes camp's in pediatric patients. Best estimates place approval in 2019.

In brief: Four years
Top research centers across the country are deeply engaged in clinical trials evaluating the "control to range" artificial pancreas system. Various hardware ranging from tubed pumps to ios and android (methyltestosterone) mobile phones and cgm's are being evaluated.
Inpatient trials have progressed to outpatient trials with data from diabetes camp's in pediatric patients. Best estimates place approval in 2019.
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