Loopers are one step closer to an artificial pancreas

Research comparing hybrid and fully closed-loop systems gives fresh hope to patients with diabetes

In 2018, AusDoc shared the story of Dr Kenny Clark, who had made his own ‘artificial pancreas’ following instructions being circulated on the internet by people with diabetes who could also boast some IT skills. 

Dr Kenny Clark.
Dr Kenny Clark.

A GP in Townsville, Queensland, he was able to ‘hack’ an insulin pump