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Re: [IPk] Free Contour Meter offer



Hi Laura

I think it is only for use in America, over here in the UK, we will get the 
Contour meter.

Anna
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Laura Anne Winter" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, June 08, 2008 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Free Contour Meter offer


> Hi All
> I haven't received anything about a free monitor, but it isn't the Contour
> Link they are giving out. It is the UltraLink:
> http://www.minimed.com/products/insulinpumps/components/onetouchultralink/
> Laura
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Melissa Ford <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Saturday, 7 June, 2008 7:03:59 AM
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Free Contour Meter offer
>
> If Medtronic will license the patents from Abbott....oh look, I think
> I see a pig zooming past in the air!
>
> Just kidding. But seriously, the reason that only Abbott offers the
> blood ketone testing (in the Precision Xtra system) is that they have
> iron-clad intellectual property around it. The good thing about
> inventing something is you get the rights to it; the downside is that
> very often other companies don't want to pay to be allowed to use the
> technology.
>
> So far the ADA is good! Chatted to David Kerr for a few minutes today.
> Saw Martin Press in passing but didn't stop to chat. No big news
> that's relevant to the list thus far (it was just Day 1 of 5).
>
> Reporting live from San Franicsco
>
> Melissa
> Type 1 15+ years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 4.5 years;
> in the thick of the business 5 years ;)
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Tom Falconer <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> Thanks for that Rich,
>>
>> Now all we want is for it to measure Blood Ketones and we're laughing.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Tom
>
>
>
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