Technology: Devices and the Artificial Pancreas
Come learn about treating patients with type 1 diabetes by using new technologies like continuous glucose monitoring and artificial pancreas systems from someone focusing on these in her research:
After Dr. Castle's presentation, you will be able to:
- Describe continuous glucose monitoring, its current uses, and potential future uses.
- Outline the advantages and limitations of artificial pancreas systems.
About Jessica Castle
Jessica Castle, MD, splits her time between treating patients at the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center and conducting research at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Dr. Castle sees patients with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and general endocrine problems, such as those with thyroid or adrenal diseases. She has been at OHSU since 2000, when she first began medical school. Dr. Castle graduated medical school summa cum laude and subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology. Outside work, she enjoys reading, boating, hiking and spending time with her son Brandon and husband Randy.