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Health Tech: This diabetes patient built her own artificial pancreas

Originally aired: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Category: News
Dana Lewis has Type 1 diabetes, which means her pancreas doesn't make the insulin she needs to survive. So she built a new one. Dana is the founder of the Open Source Artificial Pancreas System, a computer system that hundreds of diabetes patients now use to automatically manage their condition. We tell Dana's story on this episode of the GeekWire Health Tech Podcast. Read more about our health and technology coverage at GeekWire.com. Thank you to our sponsor, Providence St. Joseph Health's Digital and Innovation Group. Follow them at twitter.com/provinnovation.