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Tag: Diabetes

The Control-IQ artificial pancreas system was derived from research done at the Center for Diabetes Technology here at UVA. Image credit: Tandem Diabetes Care
The FDA has Approved the Artificial Pancreas!
January 2, 2020

The artificial pancreas automatically regulates blood sugar for people with type 1 diabetes, freeing them from the need to stick their fingers multiple times each day.

Transplant surgeon Kenneth Brayman believes he and his colleagues have identified a way to prevent type 1 diabetes, and to benefit people who already have it.
A Potential Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
October 4, 2019

Our Kenneth Brayman, MD, and his colleagues are hot on the trail of what they believe could be a way to prevent type 1 diabetes. The solution, they think, could be a concentrated form of a naturally occuring antibody called human immunoglobulin, or IgM.