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Meet the Bigfoot Family and Their Homemade Closed Loop System

By Mike Hoskins on March 4, 2015

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Yes, Bigfoot does exist in the diabetes community and as you may have heard recently, he lives with his family in New York.

He’s the mysterious man who'd long been rumored to have secretly created a homemade artificial pancreas system: D-Dad and husband Bryan Mazlish.

Today, we're thrilled to share, for the first time anywhere, the full inside story of how "Bigfoot" began his work many years ago -- before there even was a #WeAreNotWaiting call to action!

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