The artificial pancreas device system is a system of devices that closely imitates the glucose regulating function of a healthy pancreas. An artificial pancreas does not replace the actual pancreas. It only takes over one of the responsibilities of the pancreas, which is regulating blood glucose levels. This system observes blood glucose levels and alters the delivery of insulin to lower high blood glucose levels and reduce the occurrence of low blood glucose automatically.
The artificial pancreas system consists of three types of devices, namely continuous glucose monitor (CGM), blood glucose device (BGD) and insulin infusion pump. The CGM has a sensor which is placed under the patient’s skin to measure the …show more content…
It is still being tested for its effectiveness. Home and clinical trials are being conducted to speed up the process of it coming into the market. One of the institutions involved in the trials is Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in America.
DA VINCI SYSTEM
The Da Vinci System is a robotic surgical instrument that is minimally invasive and overcomes the limitations of human surgeons. The robot is fully operated by professional surgeons. It can be used for surgeries such as Cardiac Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Gynaecologic Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Urologic Surgery.
The Da Vinci System provides a magnified 3D HD view inside the body, it has motors that flexibly bend and rotate. It heightens the vision, precision and control of the surgeons. It consists of The Tower, which has 4 arms holding the surgical instruments and The Console, which is where the surgeon controls the robot’s controls through a stereoscopic monitor.
As for the benefits, the Da Vinci system has lower complication rate, lower hospital readmission rate, shorter hospital stays and less blood loss in comparison to traditional …show more content…
However, that is not all that it offers. It has a couple of other programmes that aid users to monitor their health. It can be used with any gadget, for example, smartphone, tablet, laptop or smartwatch. It is more convenient than other applications as it is multi-functional.
This application tracks how much calories are needed by our bodies. It also has a Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator that calculates our BMI just by recording our weight and height. Then, it will determine how much sugar, fat, salt, protein, calcium and other nutrients needed by our bodies. It also provides exercise plan for users to easily follow. Apart from that, this application can remind users about their meals schedule. This application also provides a programme where it can track the nutrient content in any processed food by scanning the bar code pasted on the packaging.
The most obvious benefit is time-saving. Users can easily get information about their health in one click and one second. They no longer need to consult a health trainer or a nutritionist. It will be much easier to determine which food they should take or should not take. It also helps them to keep fit and active by the exercise plan programme included in this application. By having this application, there is no more reason for people to stop living a healthy