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FDA approves bionic pancreas for home-use study

iLet uses an algorithm to known when to deliver insulin, glucagon or a combination of both


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iLet device is a dual-hormone artificial pancreas.

FDA has approved used in the homes of people with type 1 diabetes.

Can deliver insulin, glucagon or a combination, but just insulin for trial.

Beta Bionics hopesiLet will launch in 2020.

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Beta Bionics

Medical device company creating solutions for people with diabetes.

Edward Damiano

President and CEO of Beta Bionics.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Ensuring safety of drugs, medical supplies and food which is used daily.


Type of insulin used to treat type I and type II diabetes.

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