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Re: [IP] Kinds of Pumps?

At 11:24 PM 12/7/1998  David Ouimet wrote:
>I was reading there are 2 kinds of pumps. One is put inside the body and the
>other is connected on the outside. What do you think is the best way to go
>when getting on the pump, and how did you find the surgery if you had the
>insulin pump installed inside was. Smile, I guess you were wondering why I
>used the word installed. Being on the Internet it just seemed to fit the

As far as I know there are no implantable insulin pumps available in the
US. There is, however, an implantable blood glucose meter that is being
developed by MiniMed. I don't know what the time frame is, but I've heard
it's in the late stages of human trials right now.


Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/