Latest Advance in the Treatment of Diabetes: An Artificial Pancreas

To live with diabetes, to live like 14-year-old Sarah Carlow of Cheshire, Conn., is to live in a series of never-ending calculations. "I test my blood sugar on average maybe ten or more times a day," she says. "I check it before breakfast, lunch and dinner. You have to check your blood sugars while you're playing sports. I also have to count carbohydrates." Sarah must count the carbohydrates in every food or drink she consumes, adjusting how much insulin to give herself. But recently, for a...Full Story
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