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1. JDRF Clinical Panel Recommends Next Steps for Artificial Pancreas Clinical Testing

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2010 --- Diabetes experts at a meeting convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) took the next step in advancing efforts toward the development of an artificial pancreas: putting forth clinical recommendations to en...


2. An artificial pancreas holds out real hope to those on the pump - Peter Gorrie, healthzone.ca

Each time she eats, 12-year-old Halle Stasyna weighs what she’s about to consume and tells the scale the type of food. The scale, in return, calculates the insulin dose she should give herself to process the carbs she will eat which turn into sugar in her blood.


3. JDRF Launches Research Program to Accelerate Delivery of Faster Acting Insulin; Key Step on Road to an Artificial Pancreas

NEW YORK, August 16, 2010 - JDRF announced today another important step on the road to the development of an artificial pancreas - an automated system to better manage the blood sugar of people with type 1 diabetes - with the establishment of a research program to speed the development of faster-act...



5. Artificial Pancreas Improves Overnight Glucose Control for Range of Real-Life Situations, Latest Data Show

June 27, 2010 (Orlando, FL) - Research into whether an "artificial pancreas" can effectively control blood glucose levels in children and adults with type 1 diabetes continues to make rapid advances, leading those in the field to predict that technology could become commercially available ...


6. JDRF Reaches Milestone in Artificial Pancreas Project in Partnership with UC Santa Barbara and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute

SANTA BARBARA, Calif, June 25, 2010 --- The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (Sansum) announced today the achievement of a milestone in the Artificial Pancreas Project funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).


7. Boston Pizza Foundation donates $1 Million to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Artificial Pancreas Project

Toronto, ON June 16, 2010 – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Canada announced today a $1 million contribution by the Boston Pizza Foundation. The „Boston Pizza Foundation Artificial Pancreas Fund? will support research and clinical trials related to the Artificial Pancreas, a...


8. Novel Artificial Pancreas System Using Two Hormones Successfully Controls Blood Sugar Levels In Type 1 Diabetes Patients

NEW YORK, April 14, 2010 --   In a clinical trial that studied the benefits of a unique artificial pancreas system utilizing two hormones to control blood sugar, patients were able to achieve near-normal sugar levels for more than 24 hours without hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar.  Th...


9. European Project to Develop Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes Patients

Neuss, Germany, March 12, 2010 -- A consortium of academic and industrial partners has announced a collaboration called AP@home that aims to develop an artificial pancreas (AP) that would allow automated glucose control for people with insulin treated diabetes. Normally, insulin is given either by i...


10. Early Artificial Pancreas Trials Show Benefits for Kids, Teenagers with Diabetes While Sleeping Overnight

LONDON, Feb. 5, 2010 - In a landmark study in children and teenagers with type 1 diabetes, JDRF-funded researchers at the University of Cambridge showed that using a first-generation artificial pancreas system overnight can lower the risk of low blood sugar emergencies while sleeping, and at the sam...


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