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How long before technology advances to the point where diabetics do not need to use needles to get insulin?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
14 doctors agree

In brief: Artificial pancreas

Many top research groups have been working on a so-called artificial pancreas.
On dec. 2, 2011, some national publications announced that the fda will expedite the process to get the devices developed for certain patients: http://yourlife.Usatoday.Com/health/story/2011-12-02/fda-speeds-development-of-artificial-pancreas-systems/51579288/1 a draft was also released by the fda for comment.

In brief: Artificial pancreas

Many top research groups have been working on a so-called artificial pancreas.
On dec. 2, 2011, some national publications announced that the fda will expedite the process to get the devices developed for certain patients: http://yourlife.Usatoday.Com/health/story/2011-12-02/fda-speeds-development-of-artificial-pancreas-systems/51579288/1 a draft was also released by the fda for comment.
Dr. Pam Yoder
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David Miller
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Insulin pump

The technology is here.
Insulin pumps deliver Insulin directly below the skin via a small tube that lives there. No need for daily sticks with a needle to get your insulin.

In brief: Insulin pump

The technology is here.
Insulin pumps deliver Insulin directly below the skin via a small tube that lives there. No need for daily sticks with a needle to get your insulin.
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