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In Silico Simulator as a Tool for Designing of Insulin Pump Control Algorithm

  • H. J. Hawłas
  • K. Lewenstain


The Diabetes Mellitous treatment is becoming more important issue due to significantly increasing number of affected persons. There is a need for new methods that will facilitate treatment and improve life quality of diabetic patients. An automatic insulin pump control is one of possible solutions. This paper concerns in silico test as a tool for investigation for such control. The most important facts about in silico trials and in silico simulator are discussed. Shown differences of in silico subject response to meal / insulin scenario indicates need for individualized insulin pump control algorithm. Benefits of premeal insulin delivery and inter-individual metabolism differences prove that concept of intelligent control algorithm that “learns” typical day of patient would be a great medical tool.


Control Algorithm Continuous Glucose Monitoring Glucose Sensor Virtual Patient Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. Hawłas
    • 1
  • K. Lewenstain
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechatronics, Institute of Metrology and Biomedical EngineeringWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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