Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, May 30th, 2008
"Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) was applied to diabetic Goettingen Minipigs (GMP) to improve the management of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia and their welfare before transplantation. GMP (25-35 kg) received a minipig diet once daily. Diabetes was induced by streptozotocin (STZ; 150 mg/kg intravenous [IV]; n = 5) or by surgical pancreatectomy (PGMP; n = 3). Interstitial glucose concentration (IGC) was monitored continuously with an implanted sensor; CGMS was calibrated using...
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