Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > 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: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Scoliosis: The test parents can do at home Parenting 5 pregnancy myths busted Diet and nutrition Are you drinking your sugar intake? Medical Microchip to check on patients' compliance with TB meds Lifestyle 7 things you do in the morning that make you feel tired all day Fitness 5 reasons sweat is your best friend on the bike From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?