By Denise Mann
FRIDAY, Jan. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — An artificial pancreas has long been considered the holy grail for people with type 1 diabetes, and new research suggests a more convenient version of this technology may help the millions of people living with type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 is the more common form of diabetes, and is closely linked to obesity.
The pancreas produces insulin, the hormone that helps blood sugar (or glucose) enter cells to be used as energy.People with type 1 diabetes make little to no insulin. When insulin is in short supply, glucose builds up, causing extreme…