Artificial pump real-world trial

Artificial PancreasTom Brobson has recently taken part in an artificial pancreas clinical trial, and made a video about his experience. Tom is the National Director for Research Investment Opportunities at JDRF in the US and has been involved in a number of artificial pancreas trials over a number of years. He took part in this trial, which took the system out of the hospital into the real world, wearing the artificial pancreas for three days and nights as part of a clinical trial run by a group of researchers at the University of Virginia. JDRF has helped this research progress from a concept to a working system that is now in clinical trials outside of a hospital setting. Similar trials are currently being conducted in the UK by Dr Roman Hovorka at the University of Cambridge, some of the funds for which are provided by JDRF. To see the video, click HERE.

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