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Re: [IP] Cure for Diabetes



On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, George wrote:

> At 4:48 PM -0800 1/17/05, Michael Robinton wrote:
>
> >On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Hal &/or Jo Ingram wrote:
> >>  Jimb,
> >  > Look a little closer at J&J, I would not call it a family company
> >since it has
> >>  been a large public multinational company with stock on the NYSE for many
 > >> years . If a cure is found, why would anyone want to buy it and destroy
it?
> >>  What would that accomplish?  Besides the meter/strip business is a
> >>very small
 > >> part of J&J's total $45.85 Billion revenue. Of course the test strips are
 > >> tremendously profitable for all meter/strip companies but that is what the
 > >> investors deserve. Why should they expect less? Just my thoughts. -- Hal
in
> >  > Seattle
> >
> >If you hadn't noticed, all you folks that Insulin Pumpers has helped over
> >the years use over $25 million dollars worth of test strips every year. See:
> >
> >   http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/about.shtml#bgtest
> >
> >You think these "helpful" companies would even think to help support your
> >forum...? Not in all the years they've been asked :-(
> >Michael
>
>
> You can let J&J know about your needs here.  Be sure to leave IP's
> IRS# 77-0496722 per their request:
>

oh, I have, many times. Never even had the courtesy of a reply to a
letter, phone call or email.

Michael


> https://www.lifescan.com/forms/feedback/
>
>
> And for those of you who are using the #1 pump, annual cost $18 million,
>
> http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/about.shtml#pumpsused
>
> let them know here:
>
> http://www.minimed.com/patientfam/pf_contactus.shtml
>
>
> Finally, for those of you who are not allergic to the #1 insulin,
> annual cost $11.4 million
>
> http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/about.shtml#pumpinsulin
>
> you will have the challenge of figuring out how to write a proposal
> called for here:
>
> http://www.lilly.com/products/access/foundation/cash/proposal_review.htm
>
>
> Three #1's, which one will step up to the challenge to support you,
> the customer?
>
> George
> .
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