Category: Edward Damiano

First Study to Analyze Dual Hormone Bionic Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes at Home

MD Magazine Edward Damiano, College of Engineering Patients with type 1 diabetes can safely lower their blood glucose levels and hypoglycemia at home with the dual hormone (glucagon and insulin) bionic pancreas, a new study revealed at the American Diabetes Association (ADA 2016) 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana… Expert quote: “These results, in […]

Bionic pancreas improves glycemic control in children

Healio Edward Damiano, College of Engineering Children with type 1 diabetes assigned to a bihormonal bionic pancreas system for 5 days while attending a diabetes camp saw reduced plasma glucose concentrations, fewer hypoglycemic episodes and lower frequency of carbohydrate interventions than children assigned insulin pump therapy, according to research in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology… […]