From St. Louis, Missouri, USA:
Are there any trials being done on an implanted device that checks your blood sugar and delivers insulin?
I am not aware of any trials of an implanted device that both measures glucose levels and delivers insulin.
Medtronic Diabetes (MiniMed) has an implanted insulin pump that is in use by a small number of people on an investigational basis, but this is not a glucose sensor.
Original posting 29 Mar 2007
Posted to Research: Monitoring
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:12
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