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Re: [IP] Re-sale of pumps on secondary market

> Actually Michael, pumps can be donated to local Children's Hospitals
> or Educational Hospital tied to Universitys around the country. 
> Many of them are willing to take pumps, and pay for their
> reconditioning with a limited warantee or upgrading from some of the
> pump companies, and put them to good use for people who are unable
> to afford a pump or have no insurance.
> I donated my two MM pumps to Children's Hospital of Orange CA.  I
> was able to take the full value of the pump off my taxes, and
> Mini-Med reconditioned them or upgraded them to the hospital.  I was
> told they remain hospital property, and when circumstances change
> for an individual will go to someone else for use.  My auto-syringe
> went to Children's LA CA as a teaching tool years ago.

This is the same type of program I'm working on. I've discussed it 
with both pump companies and hope to have a national program in place 
in the next year.

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