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The Bionic Pancreas, Bridge To A Cure!

The Bionic Pancreas called “iLet” by Beta Bionics is a device that is the one and only fully integrated, fully automated, bihormonal bionic pancreas that uses both, insulin to lower blood sugar and glucagon to raise blood sugar for optimal glycemic control and a bridge...
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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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Type 1 Diabetes Cure So Close To Reality!

Type 1 Diabetes Cure
A cure for type 1 diabetes is so close to reality after scientists discovered a way to protect the new insulin-secreting cells from the body’s own immune system attacks. Back in 2014 Professor Doug Melton and scientists from Harvard Stem Cell Institute found a way...
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