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What’s the latest with the bionic pancreas?

It was July 2015 when Dr Edward Damiano (pictured) introduced the world to the iLet, a bionic pancreas that could revolutionise type 1 diabetes treatment, but how far away are we from seeing the device bought to market?

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5 innovative developments to make life easier for people with diabetes

Such is the burden of diabetes management, it can be easy to forget that we are living in a very exciting time in regard to diabetes research.

The days of diagnosing diabetes through urine tests alone are long gone, people with type 2 diabetes are able to reverse their condition and life expectancy for people with type 1 diabetes is increasing.

As well as increased scientific knowledge into diabetes, there is a wide range of innovative products that have been developed – or are in the process of being developed – to make life easier if you have diabetes.

Here are five of those pioneering devices.

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The future of insulin: 6 alternatives to insulin injections

Why do we inject insulin, anyway?

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