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Re: [IP] I thought this product was a great idea, until...



 I use a frio to keep my insulin at the correct temperature. It has always
worked just fine and it is less expensive. It only needs water to keep it going.

Kathie

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> On Jan 9, 2014, at 10:56 AM, MelanieTribeca <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
 > I used a Climapak on a recent trip to Mexico. It was fantastic. It kept my
vial
> of insulin (which I use to fill my omnipods) and my victoza pen cool enough
> despite high temperatures outside. Once I arrived, the indoor temperature was
> often within range so the Climapak worked less hard then. The battery charge
> lasted several days. I'm very happy with it.
> 
> 
>> On Jan 9, 2014, at 10:39 AM, John H <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> It is a great idea. It keeps insulin from overheating in warm climates or
>> freezing in cold climates.
>> Uses a rechargeable battery.  Lasts 3-5 days.
>> 
>> However, the price makes it crazy unless you are a very enthusiastic
>> performance athlete.
>> 
>> http://www.myclimapak.com/myinsulin.shtml
>> 
 >> $299 for the basic model and $349 with an extra battery pack, and a few
other
>> goodies.
>> 
>> Maybe competition will drive the price down to something reasonable.
>> 
>> Also it's for insulin vials and pens, so may not be directly relevant for
>> pumpers.
>> 
>> Good idea though.
>> 
>> John H
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