Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Home-Built Robotic Pancreas

WSJ: "Tech-Savvy Families Use Home-Built Diabetes Device".
Third-grader Andrew Calabrese carries his backpack everywhere he goes at his San Diego-area school. His backpack isn’t just filled with books, it is carrying his robotic pancreas. The device, long considered the Holy Grail of Type 1 diabetes technology, wasn’t constructed by a medical-device company. It hasn’t been approved by regulators.

It was put together by his father...
(Via Tyler Cowen.)