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New, more reliable FDA-approved device to help type 1 diabetes patients

13-Dec-2019

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Control- IQ, new technology connects with blood glucose sensors and insulin pumps.

To automatically increase, decrease, or stop delivery of insulin.

Can be used with different types of insulin pumps and glucose sensors.

Fewer instances of high or low blood sugar than people manually adjusting the insulin.

Central difference from other software is that it is considered “interoperable.”

Device manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care.

This closed-loop system customizes treatment, automatically adjusts insulin levels

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Control - IQ

advanced hybrid closed-loop technology to control Type 1 diabetes

FDA

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

Tandem Diabetes Care

Public US medical device manufacturer

The New England Journal of Medicine

Scientific Journal devoted to medical research.