Artificial Pancreas: the Way of the Future for Treating Type 1 Diabetes, Institut De Recherches Cliniques De Montreal Study

Published: Jan 29, 2013

IRCM researchers, led by endocrinologist Dr. RĂ©mi Rabasa-Lhoret, were the first to conduct a trial comparing a dual-hormone artificial pancreas with conventional diabetes treatment using an insulin pump and showed improved glucose levels and lower risks of hypoglycemia. Their results, published January 28 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), can have a great impact on the treatment of type 1 diabetes by accelerating the development of the external artificial pancreas.

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