NEW ORLEANS — Nearly one-third of participants in a study of first-time users of an “artificial pancreas” stopped using the system within a few months, primarily because of difficulties with the technology, according to data presented at The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting.
Those who continued using the Medtronic MiniMed 670G, the only FDA-approved hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system on the market, experienced a mean decrease in HbA1c at 6 months, according to a presenter.
“The main takeaway message is that hybrid closed-loop technology is very challenging for

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