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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and an Artificial Pancreas

Clinical endocrinology can be defined in one sentence. It is the study of diseases that are characterized by too much or too little of a hormone or by over or under responsiveness to a hormone. That’s it. The rest is detail. Type 1 diabetes is due to the lack of insulin secondary to autoimmune impairment…

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Progress With An Artifical Pancreas

For decades physicians have wondered why the development of an artificial pancreas has been so slow. Such a device should be the perfect treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes. An artificial pancreas would combine the already available insulin pump with a sensing device that would monitor blood sugar thus enabling insulin to be infused…

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