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Re: [IP] RE: [IPn] Your opinion on new pump matters!



Interesting. 

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Phyllis 

 > On Jan 13, 2014, at 5:05 PM, Veronica Elsea <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
> Well, as a blind person, I sure didn't feel like my opinion mattered. I
> couldn't believe they think we'd actually select a pump based on cuteness,
> color or some other immaterial factor. Sheesh! I wish there had been a place
> to say something like, "respect your customers!"
> Veronica
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Alan Segal
> Sent: Sunday, January 12, 2014 4:22 PM
> To: ip
> Subject: Re: [IP] RE: [IPn] Your opinion on new pump matters!
> 
> I also thought it was strange that there was no explanation of anything,
> just pick based on pictures.
> 
> Not sure what they were really after......
> 
> 
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 2:55 PM, Adam Brock
> <email @ redacted>wrote:
> 
>> Did anyone else take this survey? I felt like the premise of the survey
>> was
>> 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
>> this
>> 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
>> picture
>> 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,
>> minimum
>> basal and bolus increments, proprietary or standard batteries, etc.). I
>> felt
>> 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
>> mileage
>> for vehicles in its class".
>> 
>> Not having researched the other pumps on the screen, I only felt I could
>> choose
>> my current pump, the Medtronic pump. I want to help this company design a
>> good
>> 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-----
>> From: email @ redacted
>> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of
>> email @ redacted
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 8:29 PM
>> To: email @ redacted
>> 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.
>> 
>>        http://questionpro.com/t/Aed6ZQjjE
>> 
>> 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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