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Re: [IP] GlucoWatch

> > I have heard that the FDA did not want to release the continuous gluco
>sensor to
> > diabetics
> > because the FDA "didn't trust them with it... " like a person with
> > cannot handle checking his blood glucose.
>The reason for the delay is not because the FDA doesn't trust diabetics.
>Cygnus has been having difficulty demonstrating that interstitial fluid (IF)
>glucose is sufficiently close to blood glucose, and that the lag time isn't
>too great.

Does it really manner if IF measurements are the same as capillary blood or 
not. It seems to me that is a completely extraneous issue. The real 
question is if IF measurements are useful to the diabetic in controlling 
his/her disease.

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