Re: [IP] RE: [IPn] Your opinion on new pump matters!
I chose my pump the whole way through (omnipod). I didn't question what
their motives were in doing the survey as they did. I did wonder how you
could select a pump without knowing anything about it. I didn't care. I
love my pump and have no desire to change, so that's what I checked off.
On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Adam Brock
<email @ redacted>wrote:
> Did anyone else take this survey? I felt like the premise of the survey
> done poorly, and probably isn't going to garner the results they're
> looking for.
> Since there wasn't a place for comments on the survey, I thought I'd send
> to the list to see if anyone else had the same thoughts.
> The survey asks you to select one of several pumps based strictly on a
> and marketing phrase. It included a pump from OmniPod, T-Slim, Ping, and
> Medtronic and asks you to select the pump you'd most likely purchase if
> you were
> to buy one tomorrow. The survey doesn't contain any information about the
> features of the pump (sensor, multiple basal patterns, bolus wizard,
> basal and bolus increments, proprietary or standard batteries, etc.). I
> like this was asking you to select a car based on phrases like "has a 6 DVD
> changer and navigation", "includes V8 and towing package" or "best gas
> for vehicles in its class".
> Not having researched the other pumps on the screen, I only felt I could
> my current pump, the Medtronic pump. I want to help this company design a
> pump, but I don't have a good suggestion for changing their survey.
> Did anyone else feel this way or am I being too literal?
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 8:29 PM
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> Subject: [IPn] Your opinion on new pump matters!
> Hello Pumpers,
> I've been contacted by the pump manufacturer Asante Solutons and they
> would like your input on potential designs of future generations of
> their Snap pump. If you would like your opinion to be heard, click on
> the link below.
> Your participation will help provide new product innovation for
> everyone in the diabetes community.
> Best regards,
> Michael Robinton
> Executive Director
> Insulin Pumpers
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