A new artificial pancreas system can prevent hypoglycemia—episodes of dangerously low blood sugar—during and after heavy exercise in people with type 1 diabetes, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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UVA-Developed Artificial Pancreas Effective for Children Ages 6-13, Study Finds
An artificial pancreas originally developed at the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology safely and effectively manages blood sugar levels in children ages 6 to 13 with type 1 diabetes, a national clinical trial has found.
Medtronic MiniMed 670G insulin pump allows “excellent” blood glucose control
Patients with type 1 diabetes who use Medtronic’s MiniMedTM 670G insulin pump system are able to maintain blood glucose levels in the targeted range over 71% of the time, according to a study that analyzed some 6 million days of real-world data. Results of the industry-supported study were accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, and will be published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology
A multi-center randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels — has found that the new system was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes.The study showed that the system improved participants’ blood glucose control throughout the day and overnight.