The artificial Pancreas is a rather simple device.  It is designed to automatically “release the correct amount of insulin in response to varying blood sugar levels.” (Renfrew Group International |, 2019).  A pancreas will release insulin when it is trying to control glucose levels.  People with diabetes are not able to do so properly or effectively. “In the current device a reservoir of inulin and a glucose sensitive polymeric gel barrier act to maintain blood sugar levels.” (Renfrew Group International |, 2019).  When levels rise the gels allow for the insulin to flow out and then allows for regular process as if it were a normal pancreas.  The Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system is an FDA approved device that has a similar process only it uses a pump and computer chip and is also intended for people over fourteen.”  

 

 

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