DIY artificial pancreas systems in the real world

This talk will build on previous discussions on DIY APS. It will introduce DIY APS as a unique example of a technology driven, patient led care delivery model that can offer sustainable metabolic and psychological improvements in T1 care. It will summarise current evidence for their use and reasons for their use. The talk will outline the evolving role of HCPs in supporting their use. It will detail current regulatory and legal constraints of using this care model that need to be improved, as well as other system wide changes necessary for widespread use of such care models.

Learning outcomes:

  • What clinical improvements can DIY APS deliver?
  • Why do users chose DIY APS?
  • What are current ethical and regulatory constraints for DIY APS?
  • How can HCPs support DIY APS?
  • What are the implications for future roles for HCPs?
  • How can health systems support such patient and technology driven care delivery models?

Wednesday 30 October 2019

15:00 - 15:50

Tech & Digital Health

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Speakers

Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London
Person with diabetes
'Diabetes Dad'