McGill Artificial Pancreas Lab
Diabetes Quick Facts
- With the current treatment options, less than one in five patients achieve glucose targets.
- Type 1 diabetes accounts for 5‑15% of 366 million people with diabetes worldwide.
- Type 1 diabetes strikes both children and adults at any age.
- People with type 1 diabetes must carefully balance insulin doses (either by injections multiple times a day or continuous infusion through a pump) with eating and other activities throughout the day and night.