Artificial Pancreas


Artificial Pancreas

With insulin pumps and cgms devices now integrated together, the next advancement includes transforming the independent operating devices into an artificial pancreas. The artificial pancreas is currently the closest possible cure today.

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Latest research?

Started by NatalieHodge. Last reply by RamonFHerrera Aug 12, 2013. 2 Replies

What is the latest research on AP? I looked for current pediatric studies ( my daughter is 12) on, but everything open is in italy, europe, one in japan, nothing open in us right now?Continue

Minimed's Artificial Pancreas

Started by Monica. Last reply by Doris D Jul 12, 2008. 4 Replies

Minimed has already developed an artificial pancreas currently being tested in the UK. Pediatric diabetes patients are using a pump, and a cgms to utilize the device. There is still a long ways to go…Continue

Tags: pancreas, cgms, artificial, pump, jdrf

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Comment by Eb on August 13, 2013 at 9:52pm

Last week I was a test subject in a clinical trial for the Animas/Dexcom artificial pancreas. it is working very well. We need the FDA to move this along so it can be made available to the public.

Comment by RamonFHerrera on August 12, 2013 at 8:23pm

Hi folks:

I am looking for people with mathematical background interested in developing our our "close-loop" control. I am a Type 2, but the issue is related to Type 1.

This is the stuff I would like to explore further:

There is already an app that does what I want BUT it is only for Type 1:

Comment by Schmutz on April 10, 2010 at 6:24pm
Yes, to the best of my knowledge this would be what they consider closing the loop! It would take the "manual" carb counting and dosing out of the hands of the user.
Comment by jimt1cgms on April 10, 2010 at 2:23pm
Is this what they refer to as a "Closed System"?
Comment by Schmutz on April 10, 2010 at 7:03am
Thought I'd post some updates that I was reading...I know Dexcom as teamed up with Animas and OmniPod in creating the Artificial Pancreas... Since I'm going on the Pod I'm am really hoping they come up with something....Tubeless & Waterproof...Is that sweet or what! Some link's below if you want to read more..jdrf site has some videos and info. that was just posted in last few months! ~Let's keep our Fingers Crossed~
Comment by Jim Allison on March 23, 2010 at 8:45pm
God wish there was trials in the bay area or sf.... but looks like nothing going on here. shame.
Comment by Jim Allison on February 16, 2010 at 7:18pm
Comment by Marps on July 7, 2009 at 9:26am
Has there been any advancements in this department? I haven't seen any new posts here for a year and I'm wondering if the Artifical Pancreas is still an area of interest for treatment?

I attempted to get a pancreas ONLY transplant appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville FL, but my endo said I shouldn't do it yet- too risky for complications from severe surgery and at this point in my T1D care, I'm not in enough danger on my own.

Still interesting to look in to, though- I'd love to be free of the D for just a few years, if could happen.
Comment by Jacki on August 2, 2008 at 1:20am
Anyone know if there are any clinical trails in the US yet. If so I would love to possible participate. I think that this is something that will actually happen and honestly this is a dream come true. I don't care if I have wear a pump and sensors for the rest of my lfie if they do the work for me and keep my blood sugars in check. that would be amazing.
Comment by Andy Barnes on June 1, 2008 at 11:20am
Monica, Thanks for setting the group up. A Diabetes educator with MiniMed told me the technology is there but the differences with each person is the problem to work out. Sign me up when it comes.

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