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Re: [IP] Artificial pancreas



Hi John,
That sounds wonderful! Having glucagon in the pump must be such a luxury!
Can't wait until its ready for wide release!
Sharon

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 2:12 PM, jonathanj36mip <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Sharon, I have been in so many b armsb  of their experiments, it is hard
> to
> keep track.
>  Their most recent round is pretty typical, but I couldnb t do it based on
> timing.
>
>  They will run a bunch of consecutive weeks, some with dual hormone
> (glucagon
> and insulin) and some with just insulin.
>  and 2 weeks of b usual careb  That means you do your usual thing, but
> they have
> CGMb s on you, to see how you are doing.
> You show up to get hooked up, but then you go home.
>
>  My best week ever was a number of years ago with a 4 or 5 day (canb t
> remember
> ) run with dual hormones. They encouraged me to eat hard to handle foods
> (Can
> you say pizza and Chinese food!)
>
>  My last night of the experiment I stopped for ice cream on the way home,
> after
> dinner. It was glorious.
>
> John
>
>
>
>  On Apr 20, 2017, at 4:21 PM, Sharon K
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> Hi John,
> Thank you so much for sending this link! I've been following up on Dr.
> Damiano's work for a while now. I signed the petition and passed it along
> to friends as well.
> What was your experience like as a test subject? How long were you on their
> pump? Did it have the glucagon component at that time?
> (By the way, the petition got Dr. Damiano's name wrong and called him Dr.
> Moriano. Not sure who to go to the have that corrected!)
> Sharon K.
>
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:44 AM, John H <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > This is a real one.  I have been a test subject.  The link is a petition
> > using the FDA to speed approval of the Mass General/BU artificial
> pancreas.
> >  It mentions Ed Damiano by name.
> >
> >
> > http://thehungersite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/
> > ths/petition/PriorityForBion
> > icPancreas/?utm_source=ths-ta-child&utm_medium=email&utm_
> > term=04202017&utm_co
> > ntent=takeaction-3&utm_campaign=priorityforbionicpancreas&
> > origin=ETC_042017_P
> > riorityForBionicPancreas_3&oidp=0x770c07718430ba90c0a82937
> >
> > Sorry that's a mighty long link.  Here is a shortened version:
> >
> > goo.gl/Ebxmvw
> > .
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