Launchpad Ignites Breakthroughs in Diabetes Research

The University of Virginia is highlighting the impact that the LaunchPad for Diabetes Innovation Fund has had on diabetes research, leading to 34 projects on Grounds, a number of which were lead by the Center for Diabetes Technology. Read the story here.

Diatribe – Tandem’s Hybrid Closed Loop Pivotal Study: Control-IQ and Dexcom G6

Check out this Diatribe article describing an on-going study, The International Diabetes Closed Loop (iDCL) Trial: Clinical Acceptance of the Artificial Pancreas, that the Center for Diabetes Technology is running alongside 5 other clinical sites. This is the pivotal study for Tandem’s t:slim X2 pump with Control-IQ technology.

If you’re interested in being involved with this or any other CDT clinical trial, visit our Participation page.

Artificial Pancreas Interview with Boris Kovatchev and Dr. Sue Brown

Recently, CDT Director Boris Kovatchev and Endocrinologist Dr. Sue Brown went on With Good Reason, a talk show sponsored by the Virginia Foundations for the Humanities, to discuss the recent progress of the artificial pancreas and what it means for the lives of people with Type 1 Diabetes.

Listen to their segment from 11:35 – 21:40


Link to With Good Reason:

Advancing Knowledge To Improve the Human Condition

The Center for Diabetes Technology was featured in a University of Virginia Health System report that focused on complex challenges facing medicine and the research that is being done to deal with these issues. The video describes the advancements and goals of the Artificial Pancreas research occurring at the CDT and what can happen when we are “Unafraid to Ask More”.

Read the entire article at:

The Health Issue: Modern Miracles

Check out the C-ville Weekly article, “The Health Issue: Modern Miracles – In today’s health care world, smartphones are more than just fun and games—they’re life-saving devices”, describing new technological advances from the University of Virginia Health System, including the Center for Diabetes Technology’s Artificial Pancreas technology.

she and Joshua both cried when they had to give the artificial pancreas back—there were no interruptions to Joshua’s day, and the family could sleep through the night without needing to test his blood sugar

Overnight Teen Ski and Snowboard Camp with Riding on Insulin

The Center for Diabetes Technology is partnering with Riding on Insulin to host an overnight ski and snowboard camp for teenagers with Type 1 Diabetes on January 12-14th, 2018 at Wintergreen Mountain. For more information regarding the camp, click here.

CDT on the News

The Center for Diabetes Technology was recently featured on Channel 13 News during a segment focusing on medical research.

(The CDT and its work is featured from 0:00 – 5:30 in the video)

Check out the full piece here:

Unafraid to Ask More: The Artificial Pancreas

Unafraid to Ask More: Artificial Pancreas

Type 1 diabetes affects more than 2.5 million Americans. This UVA startup is building an artificial pancreas to help them.

Posted by University of Virginia on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Joshua Davis’ Experience using the Artificial Pancreas

Check out this video of 7 year old Joshua Davis as he describes his experiences and glycemic control while using the InControl Artificial Pancreas technology during the Center for Diabetes Technology’s recent AP Use in Young Children study . If you are interested in the overall results of the AP Use in Young Children Study, click here.

JDRF Children’s Congress

Joshua is a soccer player and his dad—who also has T1D—is his coach. He was excited to take part in the University of Virginia artificial pancreas project, a three-day camp where he was able to be very active without worrying about his blood sugar.

Source: Joshua – JDRF Children’s Congress