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Re: [IPk] I hope this works



This contact lens idea has been floating around since the 1990s (Google
haven't just come up with it!) and tear fluid has a 30-min lag behind
capillary blood.

I will stick with subcu CGM.

Melissa


On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Tom Falconer <email @ redacted> wrote:

> I agree totally about it being the choice of the individual concerned.
>
> You have to take the information you can and weigh up the benefits versus
> the risks.
>
> Tom
> On 19 Jan 2014 10:13, "Rhoda Martin" <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > If that's your choice, Tom.  Great.
> >
> > It's not mine, and that too is great - as far as I am concerned.
> >
> > This is neither the time nor place to go into the activities of the
> sectors
> > mentioned before.  I have lots of information that informs my choices
> which
> > may well be different from yours.
> >
> > Kind regards
> >
> > Rhoda
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> > Behalf
> > Of Tom Falconer
> > Sent: 19 January 2014 10:11
> > To: Ip UK
> > Subject: RE: [IPk] I hope this works
> >
> > Hi Rhoda,
> >
> > I do read the journals, and the only thing they use the information is to
> > sell advertising. If this means I only see relevant advertising instead
> of
> > irrelevant ones, so much the better.
> >
> > Admittedly in America I would be worried that they could sell the info to
> > my health insurer, which may affect my premiums ( although they could go
> > down as I could show that I was doing all I could to manage the
> condition).
> >
> > On the positive side, this information could be used to produce better
> > tools as it could become the largest source of raw data on how blood
> sugars
> > fluctuate.
> >
> > Yes, Google would sell the data, and not just give it away, but it would
> > still be cheaper than collecting the data any other way.
> >
> > Of course Google are going to try to monetise the data, buy in return I
> get
> > continuous blood glucose measurements with nothing stuck in me.
> >
> > Sounds like a good deal.
> >
> > Tom
> > On 19 Jan 2014 09:41, "Rhoda Martin" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > > If you read any of the IT tech journals you'll find enough to fill a
> book
> > > on
> > > what Google et al does with information gathered.  I don't use pump
> > > manufacturer software.
> > >
> > > I am only too aware of the lack of security and morality/ethics in big
> > > business / IT / finance especially where financial gain is available.
> > I've
> > > had to be focussed on security throughout my professional life and
> what I
> > > have learned does not make me more complacent. This means that a lot of
> > the
> > > "convenience" of modern technology I do not use.
> > >
> > > We each have to make the decision for ourselves.
> > >
> > > Rhoda
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> > > Behalf
> > > Of Tom Falconer
> > > Sent: 19 January 2014 09:33
> > > To: Ip UK
> > > Subject: RE: [IPk] I hope this works
> > >
> > > Why? What could they do with the data, even if they collected it?
> > >
> > > And you don't seem to be worried that your pump manufacturer could be
> > > collecting the data from your pump and meter if you use their software.
> > >
> > > What has Google done that makes them so much less to be trusted?
> > >
> > > Tom
> > > On 19 Jan 2014 09:21, "Rhoda Martin" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Like you, Belinda.  But I go further.  I wouldn't even consider it
> with
> > > > Google involvement.
> > > >
> > > > Rhoda
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]
> On
> > > > Behalf
> > > > Of Belinda Washington
> > > > Sent: 18 January 2014 10:35
> > > > To: email @ redacted
> > > > Subject: Re: [IPk] I hope this works
> > > >
> > > >  I like that too prospect too, but I would feel uneasy about Google
> > > having
> > > > my
> > > > medical data.
> > > >
> > > > > On 18 Jan 2014, at 07:17, Tom Falconer <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > I hope that this Google gizmo takes off:
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&ei=lSnaUrajE4OThQfhtYGgBA
> > > > &
> > > > >
> > > > url=
> > > >
> > http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/17/google-tests-smart-con
> > > > t
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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