2016 Update from the #OpenAPS Community

Here are a few of the many things the OpenAPS community worked on in 2016: Advanced meal assist (or “AMA) This is an “advanced feature” that can be turned on by OpenAPS users. With reliable entry of carb information, AMA will allow the closed loop to assist sooner with a…

Real-World Use of Open Source Artificial Pancreas Systems – Poster Presented at American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

The OpenAPS community submitted an abstract that was accepted for a poster presentation at the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions meeting. The embargo lifted this morning, so you can read the abstract here or read below for the content from the poster to get insight from outcomes observed by those…

#OpenAPS Winter 2015 update

The #OpenAPS community has made some amazing progress toward the end of this year. There are now, as of 12/31/15, (n=1)*22 people with DIY closed loops! (As of 4/28/16, it’s (n=1)*53!) And as always, several others in the testing and development phases, so this number will continue to grow. (If…

Early Fall 2015 #OpenAPS Update

It’s been a busy few months for the #OpenAPS community, going from n=1 to (n=1)*7! (And as of 11/19/15, (n=1)*16.) And there are several people working on their implementation, so it might be possible to see a dozen OpenAPS implementations live by the end of the year. This is due…

Introducing the #OpenAPS project

The Open Artificial Pancreas System (#OpenAPS) is an open and transparent effort to make safe and effective basic Artificial Pancreas System (APS) technology widely available to more quickly improve and save as many lives as possible and reduce the burden of Type 1 Diabetes. Background on the current state of…