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Insomatic / Diffusion Patch System


In order to improve the lives of type 1 diabetics, Plan B listened to customer needs to create the Insomatic. The general consensus was a product that wouldn’t interfere with daily activities. Ideally, the Insomatic would eliminate the need for regular blood testing through pricking, which is inconvenient and uncomfortable. Customers expressed frustration with the required procedure of pumps. Due to the time needed to absorb insulin into the bloodstream, diabetics have to guess how many carbohydrates are in a meal and inject the insulin 20 minutes before eating. These inconveniences that Plan B plans to eliminate with the Insomatic.


Yujun Li

Yujun Li
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, United States

Daniel Louchheim,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Timothy Allen,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Alex Stamatien,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Brian Wong,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)