Tic Tac tactic: When desperate parents think inside the box

Last year, Australian Doctor published the story of Dr Kenny Clark, a GP with type 1 diabetes who built his own artificial pancreas by following instructions on social media.

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However, he isn’t the only patient doing this. There is an online community with its own hashtag: #WeAreNotWaiting.

Trials are underway of professionally manufactured devices that automatically adjust insulin delivery based on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).