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There are 7 comments on Innovator of the Year Tackles Type 1 Diabetes

  1. Thank you SO MUCH to Ed Damiano! As a woman who has lived with Type 1 Diabetes for 30 years….This is truly an invention that will give us our lives back. I am so hoping I can join a Phase III trial but more importantly, KNOW that I will first in line for this product once it comes to market! THANK YOU on behalf of myself and my islet cells! Mari

  2. This is exciting. My father suffers from type 1 and we are constantly researching what is new and potential clinical trials. The idea of a device like this is like a thermostat for insulin and glucose levels.

  3. my son is 19. just started on decom g5 unit 2 weeks ago. having trouble keeping sensor on. how would this attach to the body.He would love to help test this product when you start doing your test subjects. THANK YOU SO MUCH. this. will be a godsend when it comes to market

  4. I hope this can make its way into Canada. I have had Type 1 for thirty years. This device would lift a huge burden. Good luck with your trials

  5. Sign me up for trials. Have been diabetic for almost 10 years. Recently started on insulin pump with much success. Has really changed my life, but would be very very interested in learning more about iLet.

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