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Insulin and Glucagon in the same pump? Explaining the Beta Bionics - Xeris partnership

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 05/21/2024

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This week, creating a bihormonal pump – using insulin and glucagon in one device - has been the goal of Beta Bionics since before the company even had that name. Now that they’ve launched the insulin-only version of their iLet, we’re getting an update on the dual chambered version. The big news is a new agreement with Xeris to supply that shelf-stable glucagon. But there are still a lot of questions. We’re talking to the CEOs of both companies.

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