An Automatic Insulin Pump for Young Kids

First-of-its-kind automatic insulin pump approved for young children

(RxWiki News) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new automatic insulin pump for use in young children with type 1 diabetes.

This pump is the first of its kind to be approved for use with children between the ages of 2 and 6 who have type 1 diabetes, the FDA noted. The newly approved MiniMed 770G System is meant to monitor blood glucose and provide insulin with almost no input from the patient.

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