US man creates 'bionic pancreas' via iPhone

Software and automated insulin pump could change the lives of millions of diabitic people.

    A biomedical engineer in the US has used his expertise to help his son who has Type One diabetes.

    He has co-created a "bionic pancreas" using an iPhone, software and an automated insulin pump.

    The technology could change the lives of millions of people.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Boston.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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