I’m So Excited! The Bionic Pancreas is Proving to be Adaptable!

Proper BCS greatergood_ctg_belowtitle

The bionic pancreas is stepping closer and closer to being revolutionary—for the first time, it is being tested on children between the ages of 6 and 11 who have Type 1 diabetes. Each child implementing the device is attending Camp Joslin, a summer camp for children with diabetes, which combines traditional camp activities with diabetes treatment and education.

The point of the test is to discover how well the bionic pancreas can control blood sugars in children leading a very active lifestyle. The kids run, they play, they swim, and the device is there to not only check their blood sugar level, but administer insulin as needed.

While the FDA has yet to approve the bionic pancreas, both testers and observers seem to be impressed with the device’s adaptability, which is, of course, exciting news!

Watch this video to learn more about the device!

Proper BCS greatergood_ctg_abovevideo

Veteran and His Loyal Dog Pass Away Within Hours Of Each Other: Click “Next” below!

The Breast Cancer Site is a place where supporters and survivors come together to help fight breast cancer. In addition to sharing personal stories of hope, shopping for the cause, and signing petitions, visitors can take just a moment each day to click on a pink button to provide free mammograms for women in need. Visit The Breast Cancer Site and click today - it's free!
Proper greatergood_ctg_belowcontent