The iLet bionic pancreas system - a black insulin pump, tubing and a Dexcom sensor

What does it mean to “Go Bionic?” – A deep dive into the newly-approved iLet system

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27049512/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_570_Final_iLet_approved_Saint.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27049512″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]The newly FDA-approved iLet Bionic Pancreas is the most hands-off automated insulin delivery system to be commercially available. At set up, all you enter is your weight and the only interaction with the pump is to announce meal size, no…

In the news logo with photos of Humalog insulin, the iLet bionic pancreas system and the Lego friend character with a sensor on her arm

In the News.. Lilly settles insulin lawsuit, iLet Bionic Pancreas approved, T1D Ninja Warrior winner and more!

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27017445/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_569_Final_In_the_News.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27017445″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: Lilly becomes the first of the big three insulin makers to settle a class action lawsuit over pricing,…

In the News… insulin rationing, DIY tech studies, iLet pump research and more!

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/24739683/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_521_Final_In_the_News.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”24739683″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]It’s It’s “In the News…” a look at the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past seven days. This week: a troubling new study about how many people with diabetes ration insulin, a new study looks at OpenAPS compared…

iLet insulin pump prototype

“The system really learns you” – The latest on the iLet Bionic Pancreas

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/23123552/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_478_Final_Beta_Bionics_Martha.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”23123552″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]We’ve got an update from Beta Bionics, makers of the iLet pump. This is the system that, among many other things, requires very little input from the user. They’re hoping this makes it accessible for more people. Stacey talks to…

iLet pump

“The System is Designed to Learn” – An iLet Update from Beta Bionics

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19464788/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_387_Final_Beta_Bionics_Kate.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” libsyn_item_id=”19464788″ /]We are very excited to catch up with the folks from Beta Bionics! Their fully automated bionic pancreas is called the iLet. They are getting closer to submitting to the US FDA and were able to give us an update on…

In the News.. Arthritis drug studied for T1D, calls to poison control over Ozempic, Tandem Source released, and more!

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/29097458/height/120/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/DC1_Ep_612_Final_In_the_News_V2.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”29097458″ height=”120″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: an existing drug for arthritis is being studied for treatment of T1D, poison control centers report a big…

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Dr. Mike Natter - a white male with dark hair who is wearing scrubs is shown with his double as a cartoon.

“Every patient deserves to fully understand” – Art, medicine, & T1D with Dr. Mike Natter

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/28527596/height/100/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_604_Final_Mike_Natter.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”28527596″ height=”100″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]Dr. Mike Natter took a non-traditional path to becoming an endocrinologist, starting out as an art student. But it turns out, the universal language of drawing can help break down barriers Mike lives with type 1 – he…