New research suggests that fully closed-loop insulin therapy may help people with type 2 diabetes improve blood glucose levels without raising their risk of severe hypoglycemia, or dangerously low blood sugar.

Researchers evaluated the CamAPS FX® Android app, which functions as an artificial pancreas by integrating a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with an insulin pump to automate blood glucose testing and insulin delivery.

Read more about this research here.

Help your patients prevent or delay progression to diabetes by referring them to a CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program, like DiabetesFreeNC.

DiabetesFreeNC, a statewide initiative to help prevent Type 2 Diabetes, lets physicians and care teams support their patients who have prediabetes with a free or low cost, evidence based National Diabetes Prevention Program.

Learn more about the initiative and take the pledge by clicking here.