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Compensation to Automate an External Glucose Level Management System for Diabetes Type 1: Artificial Pancreas
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This report takes an approach of laying the first steps to create an artificial pancreassystem as treatment for type 1 diabetes. This includes a thoroughly performedanalysis of the most intrusive physical factors, such as hormonal activity, time offset,errors of measurement and metabolism. Such factors raise a need forcompensation. A compensation that will enable the development of the link betweena continuous glugose monitoring(CGM)-device and an insulin infusion pump,a system that can be described as an Artificial Pancreas.Through analysis of measured glucose series, a mathematicalapproximation is presented to solve the time offset of CGM.The approximation gives sufficient results but with room for improvementFrom the analysis of affecting factors, a compensation model isdeveloped. The model is designed as a closed loop which is suitable for timecontinuous systems. The output of the compensation model equation presented here is adirective that would be read by an insulin pump.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 32 p.
TVE, TVE 16 012 maj
Keyword [en]
Artificial pancreas CGM glucose diabetes type 1
National Category
Medical Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-295809OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-295809DiVA: diva2:934986
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Metodika AB
Educational program
Master Programme in Engineering Physics
Available from: 2016-06-14 Created: 2016-06-09 Last updated: 2016-06-14Bibliographically approved

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