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[Comment] Enlarging the loop: closed-loop insulin delivery for type 1 diabetes

A growing number of clinical trials have shown that home use of hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery systems reduces time spent in hypoglycaemia and improves time in target ranges for those with type 1 diabetes.1–6 In September, 2016, the first commercially available hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system for management of type 1 diabetes was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients aged 15 years and older. Approval of this system was supported by a non-randomised trial in which the primary outcome was safety.

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