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What did we ever do without computers?” I asked myself, both rhetorically and somewhat sarcastically after dealing with a minor glitch. I swear I could hear the voice of the Wicked Witch of the West cackling “I’ll get you, my pretty” in the background…
So I was scouring articles online, searching for a topic to write about. I stumbled on a few articles outlining testing on the development of an “artificial pancreas” — a system that could monitor blood glucose, compute insulin, release said insulin, and continuously balance itself. A bionic implant!
On January 20, 2014, Tandem Diabetes Care expanded a voluntary recall of insulin cartridges used with its t:slim insulin pump to include additional lot numbers…
Researchers have discovered two possible substitutes for the A1C test in certain populations; plus, two types of glucose meter have been voluntarily recalled by their manufacturer…
On September 27, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the MiniMed 530G with Enlite, a first-generation artificial pancreas system that automatically shuts off insulin delivery when blood glucose levels drop too low…
Have you looked at test strip prices and thought, “These should be made of gold?”
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