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Re: [IP] Vibrating pump



Ellen,

I have just began my homework to make a decision between
the MiniMed and Disetronic pumps.  Some of the information
I have come across indicates that MM is working on a Model
508 pump.  Perhaps that is the one you are thinking about.



- --- email @ redacted wrote:
> There was a post here about a month ago concerning a
> vibrating pump.  A 
> person in my pump group cannot hear his pump so we sent a
> petition to Alfred 
> Mann, chairman of Minimed.  We requested a vibrating pump
> for Joe.  We had 
> already heard that this idea was not economically
> feasible(the pump would 
> have to be bigger).  We said such things as this
> "vibrating" pump will 
> increase the high esteem that we already have for his
> company and how we 
> appreciate his interest in advancing technology to help
> people with diabetes 
> gain better control of their lives, etc, etc.  We also
> added that Joe would 
> be willing to test a trial model for them.  I did get a
> reply from Alfred 
> Mann.  This was in October, 1998.  He said that they were
> working on a new 
> model pump that will have a vibrating alarm mode.  I
> haven't heard anything 
> about this model since.  ellen  
>
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