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Introduction

  • Yvonne Ho
Chapter
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The artificial pancreas aims to improve the quality of life of diabetics by automatically regulating blood glucose levels. This thesis presents my research and development of the mechanism and control of an implantable artificial pancreas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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