You may have seen the news lately about the bionic pancreas, along with Mike's recent post on why he's so excited about this developing new tech. But hey, there's probably still some confusion out there...

 

Bionic Pancreas Robot Cartoon

 

Not quite what we had in mind, right?! ;)

Thanks again to Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist who's been lending us his talents after more than 20 years experience at numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients.

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
Snail Uses Insulin to Poison Fish
New study shows these slow-moving creatures use toxic form of insulin to capture prey.
A New Square Patch Insulin Pump
Israeli company developing new reusable square insulin pump that has Bluetooth for smartphone communication.

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