Diabetes management is getting more technical but also more user-friendly.  Today, I’m sharing a fabulous presentation to our FB group, So Cal Loopers by 2 innovators in the DIY community.

DIY closed loops come in a few types and many branches.  One popular but not-master branch is FreeAPS, developed by Ivan Valkou (in Russia) with Kirill Chekanov (in Ukraine).  It’s a bit more comprehensive than the AB (Automatic Bolus) branch with more customization options.  Ivan and Kirill chatted with us via Zoom on a Saturday morning in California (and after dinner in Russia).  We even got a glimpse into the medical system there and how doctors view D tech and DIY looping.

 

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