Last month, we asked how many people have purchased RileyLink units for use with the LOOP hybrid closed loop system.
ANSWER: We received estimates ranging from 50 to 50,000. The actual number, straight from the RileyLink “home office” in Cumming, Georgia, is 15,889 as of May 1, 2020.
The person with the closest guess was Paula Larranaga, an eye doctor from Spain who has had T1D since 2007 and is currently using the Loop system personally. Paula guessed 18,000!
NEW QUESTION for MAY:
With the increased role of hybrid closed loop systems in the management of type-1 diabetes, many people have chosen to go the off-label route and use a system that was designed by patients for patients.One of the more popular build-it-yourself systems, Loop, requires a signal converter called a RileyLink.Since this system came into existence a few years ago, as of May 1, 2020,
HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE PURCHASED RILEYLINK UNITS FOR USE WITH THE LOOP SYSTEM?
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