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Re: [IP] closed loop systems



Andrew,
Do you have a ref. for Bode. Thanks I am concerned with sensor stability. For a truely closed system the BS must be raised when needed
how is this done.
Thanks
Eddie
-----Original Message-----
From: "Andrew Bender" <email @ redacted>
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 15:53:04 -0500
To: "insulin pumpers list" <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] closed loop systems


> I read Dr Bode's article with interest but there are problems with implanted
> hardware, chiefly infection. If you get an infection with bacteremia, the
> bacteria can lodge on the manmade surfaces of your hardware and cause
> persisting infection, the surfaces cannot be sterilized so the implants have
> to be removed. Our biggest problem with diabetic dogs with an automatic
> pancreas. otherwise they work very well and the glucose sensor provides
> rediofrequency telemetry data so we do not have to draw blood, the body heat
> runs the sensors spot
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