Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

MiniMed 670G device
Medical device maker Medtronic has won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the MiniMed 670G device. The “hybrid closed loop system” monitors and adjusts glucose and insulin levels in patients with type 1 diabetes. The first artificial pancreas of its kind for treating diabetes...
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Type 1 Diabetes Cure In The News!

Type 1 Diabetes Cure
Johnson & Johnson is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix and essentially cure the life-threatening hormonal disorder type 1 diabetes. ViaCyte has already begun testing the device in a small number of diabetic...
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