Its good to remember how long this took to achieve. Sorenson wrote his thesis on this in 1978. Ali Cinar worked his whole professional life building predictive models for BG. The complex models paved the way for the simpler one that we have today. It paves the way for complexity that will be added in the future. The freeware community is still able to build upon the ideals through which the public internet was founded. Dexcom adhered to those principals by granting us access to the data (they were our first love). Tandem and Omnipod gave us reliable hardware. Medtronic did what they did.
We have a super engaged, educated patient community that continually tests, experiments, and communicates on platforms that people like our Tu admin make possible so that our collective experience prevents everyone from having to make the same mistakes over and over again. That forces the paradigm forward. There will always be more to do, but I for one, thinks I’m gonna be running a 5.something a1c. I have all I ever wanted. I can die happy now.
But, onward diabetic soldiers! Things will be moving quickly now. There will be automated systems a plenty to test soon. get your appetites ready. Nobody can do it alone. Meet back here in 3 years and I bet the world looks very different. Its a wonderful time to be a diabetic.