The Israeli medical equipment market appeared the new device for measuring blood sugar level and insulin delivery. This new generation device detects a decrease in blood sugar and stops the flow of insulin to the patient when there is a risk of hypoglycemia, according to Meital Yasur Beit-Or in the newspaper «Israel and Yom».
When the blood sugar level of the patient rises again, the unit restarts the supply of insulin.
The device is intended for use by patients with diabetes of the first type and is issued to patients and health insurance «Maccabi, Leumit and Meuhedet».
This unit is included in the basket of drugs, and its available for all patients within the health insurance Fund is based on a device for measuring the blood sugar level.