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RE: [IP] CPI pumps



> [Original Message]
> From: Yerachmiel Altman <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Date: 12/14/00 7:15:01 AM
> Subject: [IP] CPI pumps
>
>
> ))))))  I have an article of the first man to wear this backpack
pump....I believe he worked at the Seattle Times....It was around '82 I
think and the article is informative, interesting and exciting!



> The first pump I know of was the backpack pump.  This was a very
experimental 
> device that did the job of the pump in the LARGEST way possible.
> 
> The second attempt at pumping was a machine made by autosyringe which had 
> everything exposed (it was NOT an insulin pump but a pump for other meds
that 
> needed constant infusion).
> 
> Then AutoSyringe came out with their AS*6c and along with it a company
named 
> Mill Hill also had an early pump (I don't really know how long they
lasted but 
> I remember their pumps were horrid).  The AS*6c and Mill Hill were in use 
> around '80 through '83 (I got mine in June of '82 but had been offered a
year 
> earlier).
> 
> Of course there WAS a pump made by some company in Germany that started
with a 
> 'D'  that was water resistant (it had a fitting over the top so that you
could 
> shower with it)(they are the same company that acutally makes the current 
> D-tron pump).  This pump gave boluses ONLY over time (which is what
caused me 
> to do some experimenting and start using square wave boluses before the
US 
> pump companies ever heard of them) (and caused AutoSyringe to add the
feature 
> to the Eugly).
> 
> My Eugly was about my fourth or fifth pump (I upgraded with almost each
new 
> machine.  I love toys).
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--- Wayne Elliott
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