[IPu] Fw: [IP] Re: Medtronic Receives FDA Approval of Guardian Continuous Glucose
Len's view on a few things ...
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From: "len" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Medtronic Receives FDA Approval of Guardian Continuous
As is Usual, we hear again "Note: The Guardian system is not intended to
but, we then read:
"Not only is the Guardian system an important stand-alonetool for patient
use, the system is an integral component in the companys industry-leading
diabetes technology pipeline. We are making excellent progress on our
near-term strategy of integrating Guardian sensor technology with a
next-generation Paradigm. pump, as well as our longer-term strategy that
includes the development of advanced algorithms to create an artificial
pancreas, said Scott Ward, senior vice president and president of
Medtronics Neurological and Diabetes business.... Patients, however, need
not wait for an artificial pancreas, as Medtronics insulin pump systems are
optimal tools for diabetes care today.
Yo! scott !! ..... You're right.... Im Not waitin'
you already KNOW my thoughts....... PLEH-EZE...... "spare me the
indignities".. im hearin' "lots of hype"
"create an artificial pancreas".. OH... we havent heard that more then a
few zillion times, have we ?????
Now, i dont know about you, but, i got enough stuff stikin' in my body....
i dont need a New one, unless it will replace an Old one.... AND, is this
the sameO-sameO, with OUT a readout....
the previous CGM didnt have one, because they were afraid you might
actually make use of it.....
NOW, im not saying its useless, in any way, BUT, no readout, not useful to
ME....just one more line, and one addition probe, not adding a whole lot of
bang!! (and, im sure the Buck is Huge)
(On the Other Hand, im Sure that it Might be able assist the parents of
younger diabetics, who are up most of the night, worrying)
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