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What is Needed to Start

Controller

Smartphone or smartwatch receives CGM readings and automatically adjusts insulin delivery via insulin pump.

Watch and Learn

Intro to Tidepool Loop

Using Tidepool Loop

Tidepool Demo for Clinicians

Device Details

Affordability and Access

$$$$
Pump and CGM supply information is not yet available. iPhone is not covered and must be set up independently.

Data Monitoring Options

Yes
Compatible with Tidepool - a web-based diabetes data management system. 

Data View Options

Yes
Data can be viewed on an iPhone. 

Duration and Storage

Pump and CGM information not yet available. 

Vision / Auditory / Dexterity

NO text to speech
NO 
vibration alerts
A LOT 
of dexterity needed

Patient Considerations

Comfort

Low-profile mobile app. Dosing and other adjustments can be done directly on the mobile app. 

Active Lifestyle

Automatic responses. Can set custom blood sugar targets and insulin and carb sensitivities based on type of activity. App automatically responds to blood sugar changes during activity.

Avoiding Highs and Lows

Automatically adjusts insulin delivery. Increases or decreases insulin delivery to meet glucose targets. Insulin delivery settings can be aggressive or conservative.

Easy to Use

Easy dosing. Software makes most dosing decisions easy to do on the fly.

Easy Insulin Dosing

Customizable. Can bolus from phone or smartwatch and all settings are expected to be customizable. More information on modifications to insulin delivery will be available soon. 

Fewer Fingersticks

Factory-calibrated sensor. Fingersticks needed for backup only.

Privacy

Discreet. Ability to give insulin via watch or phone. Ability to check sugar on phone or watch. Alerts available.