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Diabetes Bites Newsletter

IDS Monthly Survey: July 2019

LAST MONTH’S SURVEY QUESTION:

In last month’s edition of Diabetes Bites we asked who you believe will launch the BEST hybrid closed-loop system in the next year or two:

A. Medtronic (with their 780 system, using a new Medtronic pump & sensor)
B. Tandem (with their control IQ system, using the X2 pump and Dexcom G6)
C. Insulet (with their Horizon system, using OmniPod & Dexcom G6)
D. Beta Bionics (using their “Bionic Pancreas” pump and either Dexcom or Senseonics sensor)
E. Bigfoot Biomedical (using the Asante pump and Libre sensor)

149 People chimed in.  Here are the results:

Medtronic:  10%

Tandem:  48%

Insulet:  31%

Beta Bionics:  11%

Bigfoot:  0%

sweetsTHIS MONTH’S NEW SURVEY QUESTION:

This month, we’d like to know your usual treatment for low blood sugar:

A. Dextrose (glucose tablets, etc.)
B. Juice or another sugary drink
C. Starchy food (such as bread, crackers, cereal)
D. Chocolate, ice cream, or other “comfort” foods
E. Snack/energy bars
F. Something entirely different

Take the Survey!