FDA approves first ‘artificial pancreas’ for diabetes treatment

(By Rebecca Robbins for STAT)

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved1 the first so-called artificial pancreas, an out-of-body device expected to lift the burden for some diabetics on the daily grind they must go through to keep their blood sugar levels stable. It will be available next spring for patients with type 1 diabetes who are over age 14. Continue reading article here….

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