Closed-loop system promising against post-bariatric hypoglycemia -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Closed-loop system promising against post-bariatric hypoglycemia

16.01.2020

Image: A woman is holding an insulin pump in front of her belly; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Click and Photo

Too high a dose of glucagon can lead to vomiting and other symptoms of hyperglycemia, which often occurs in patients given emergency-level doses for hypoglycemia. The new, closed-loop system significantly reduced the risk of over-treating (symbol picture showing an insuline pump).

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Image: Black sensors attached to a vest; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf