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Use of an artificial pancreas at diabetes camps

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Attempts to improve blood glucose control in type 1 diabetes have led to the use of technology such as insulin pumps and glucose sensors, or both (sensor augmented pump) but they have not eliminated the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia. It has been estimated that three quarters of hypoglycaemic seizures in children occur during the night. Fully automated artificial pancreas systems use computer controlled algorithms …

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