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  1. Bonita Q. Buck
    Bonita Q. Buck May 29, 2013 at 7:07 am | | Reply

    This bionic pancreas is not a cure. It is exactly what it sounds like. A bionic pancreas. Which is kind of what we have now, but with a couple of weak links. We are one weak link, and our crippled glucagon response is the other (that last one is complicated, and beyond the scope of this post).

  2. garidan
    garidan May 29, 2013 at 10:07 pm | | Reply

    A bionic pancreas is what is achieveable now and what we need.
    It’s a diabetes-mind vacation, a bionic friend you have to control bu you can trust.
    The Boston trial achieved a mean glucose during 5 days of 128, it’s a HbA1C of 6.
    Milions of PWD with HbA1C of 6, can you figure ?!

  3. John
    John May 31, 2013 at 6:32 am | | Reply

    So its another redirection of funds meant for a cure into another piece of machinery that simply amounts to a band aid. Not to mention, this AP is not an eat and forget about it miracle. We will still need to maintain a diet and check our blood sugars, maybe not as often, but we need to make sure the CGM is still accurate.

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