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UVA-developed artificial pancreas effective for children ages 6-13, study finds

UVA-developed artificial pancreas effective for children ages 6-13, study finds

An artificial pancreas originally developed at the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology safely and effectively manages blood sugar levels in children ages 6 to 13 with type 1 diabetes, a national clinical trial has found. Data from this and other studies has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve the device for use by children ages 6 and older.

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