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Re: [IP] Diabetic Study on inhaling insulin

At 05:11 PM 4/10/1999  email @ redacted wrote:
>In a message dated 4/10/99 9:26:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
><< Actually, what I'd like is an implanted pump -- don't have to change the
> set, and the insulin gets released into the right place (abdominal
> cavity) to do its work without having too much insulin in the peripheral
> blood vessels.  >>
>What I'd like to see is a pump with a meter built in, so it could read the bg
>at regular intervals (or continuously) and communicate with the pump to tell
>it how much insulin to give.  No more needles or finger sticks or counting

Coming soon at a MiniMed store near you...

I was told by my MM rep that the next model of the MiniMed (the 508??) will 
be able to read directly the results of their new continuous BG device. 
That would be wonderful... no date projected, though.


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