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What is artificial pancreas?

Thursday, 02 December 2010
Answered by: Dr Surender Kumar
Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Q. What is artificial pancreas? Is it available in India?

A.  Artificial Pancreas is an equipment consisting of insulin infusion pump + a glucometer + a computer which calculates the dose of insulin and controls rate of infusion of insulin by the pump. It is still in an experimental stages in the world. It is yet not available any where.

A.  Artificial Pancreas is an equipment consisting of insulin infusion pump + a glucometer + a computer which calculates the dose of insulin and controls rate of infusion of insulin by the pump. It is still in an experimental stages in the world. It is yet not available any where.

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