Implantation of an insulin pump improves the quality of life of diabetics

Experts inform the medical community about the introduction of new methods of treatment of diabetes.

At the International conference on the latest technologies for the treatment of diabetes, held from 14 to 17 February in Vienna (Austria) discussed a new implantable and self-regulating insulin pumps.

According to the President of the conference Blind Battelino a significant breakthrough in improving the quality of life of diabetics was the introduction of a fully automatic, implantable insulin pumps. It is located under the skin and self-adjusts the level of glucose in the blood for three days. Then the possible makeup pump a new dose of insulin.

A similar system dosing of insulin started to be applied last fall in the United States. But in Europe they appear only in June 2018. Implantable insulin pump used in all forms of diabetes.