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Contact: Kory Dodd Zhao
Massachusetts General Hospital

Bionic Pancreas Components

Caption: The bionic pancreas developed by a Boston University/Massachusetts General Hospital research team consists of a smartphone (above) hardwired to a continuous glucose monitor and two pumps (below) that deliver doses of insulin or glucagon every five minutes.

Credit: Boston University Department of Biomedical Engineering

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