Mary Ann Hodorowicz' Columns
Jan. 2013 - Medicare's Diabetes Care and Prevention Benefits
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I’ve been asked several times what is an “artificial pancreas?” So let me attempt to explain what it is and how it works. Conceptually it is a replacement for a pancreas that no longer works. This is not physically replacing the existing pancreas; rather it is adding a mechanical device with “brains” to mimic the functionality of a pancreas. Some people claim this is a cure for type 1 diabetes, but I would disagree. To me a cure would not involve an external device,...