The bionic pancreas - Edward Damiano at TEDx Sacramento

Category:  Future Diabetes / Tech and Devices / YouTube and Video / International / Children and Young People with T1 / Parents and Carers / Insulin Pumps and CGM


As a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, Dr. Edward Damiano knows first hand the dangers of this disease. After nearly two decades of research, he has developed the bionic pancreas which promises to change the lives of patients forever.

Reviewed by

Sophie Harris

Prof Damiano joins TEDx to discuss being the parent of a young child with T1, and his fight to build the closed loop system.

Kev Winchcombe

I have watched this video several times since its release in 2015, it's great, very moving, informative and thought provoking and Ed is a great speaker. Watching this is well worth 18 minutes of your time and it's a potentially a very good video for friends and family of a PWD/CWD to watch.

Keywords: closed loop, artificial pancreas, dual hormone, TED, Damiano, Boston