Closed-Loop Glucagon Pump for Post-Gastric Bypass Hypoglycemia

Description:

​The purpose of this study is to test if a continuous glucose sensor linked to a computer and a pump can provide a low dose of glucagon to prevent hypoglycemia after a liquid meal in individuals who have hypoglycemia after gastric bypass.

This study involves:

  • Up to 5 visits to Joslin Diabetes Center over 4 weeks
  • A mixed meal tolerance test and blood draws
  • Wearing a continuous glucose monitor and a fitness tracker
  • Keeping a food log and blood sugar log

Parking or taxi will be reimbursed on the days of your study visits. In addition, you will receive a subject stipend for completion of the first mixed meal study (visit 3) and another stipend for participation and completion of study visit 5. 

Recruitment:

This study is not currently recruiting.

Contact:

Principal Investigator: Dr. Mary Elizabeth Patti

CHS(#2016-27)