Bionic pancreas shows promise for type 1 diabetes, researchers say

June 17, 2014 3:23 AM

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Bionic pancreas shows promise for type 1 diabetes, researchers say

Only five percent of people with diabetes have the type 1 form of the disease.

According to a report from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, sufferers of type 1 diabetes who use a bionic pancreas in lieu of manually monitoring glucose using fingerstick tests and delivering insulin using a pump were more likely to have blood glucose levels con...

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