Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children > Health-in-Motion 26 August 2016 Artificial pancreas, a device capable of monitoring blood glucose In a promising development for diabetes sufferers, the artificial pancreas, a device capable of monitoring blood glucose in patients with type 1 diabetes and then automatically adjusting the amount of insulin entering their body, may become available by 2018. Issues such as reliability, convenience and the accuracy of glucose measurements are still being addressed, as is the cybersecurity required to protect these electronic devices from hackers. The authors of a recent study believe that the device will provide a viable alternative for existing insulin pump therapy and daily insulin injections. 0 More in Newsletters Work-family balance More: Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex What switches our sex drive on and off? Medical How older people can prevent harmful drug interactions Lifestyle Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Parenting Childhood gardening may encourage fruit and veg consumption Fitness Working out in the concrete jungle Lifestyle How long has your doctor been on duty? From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.