Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes

The study concluded as compared with an insulin pump, a wearable, automated, bihormonal, bionic pancreas improved mean glycemic levels, with less frequent hypoglycemic episodes, among both adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Read more at: Outpatient Glycemic Control with a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes — NEJM.

DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE

Diabetes and heart disease are closely related. Before discussing the heart problems in diabetes we will see what is diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is basically persistent elevation of blood sugar level due to inability to produce sufficient insulin or failure to respond appropriately to insulin. International guidelines define diabetes as fasting plasma glucose ≥ 126mg/dL […]

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