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RE: [IPk] New pumps



Can all the reps send basic information to me on their pumps - ie:
different versions etc for my files - thanks and hope everyone is happy
and healthy - julette :)
julette kentish
Diabetes Research Dietitian
Royal Bournemouth Hospital Castle Lane East Bournemouth BH7 7DW UK
DORSET

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John Neale [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	05 October 1999 18:54
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	[IPk] New pumps
> 
> I notice that Minimed have just released a new insulin pump... the
> 508.
> 
> It looks much like the 507C, in the same casing, but it has 3 separate
> sets
> of basal rates - for workday/weekend/sickday for example. And it has
> an
> "almost out of insulin" alarm, rather than the current "you ran out an
> hour
> ago". Hurrah!
> 
> But best of all, it has a remote control device, that hangs on your
> keyring. So you can hide the pump in your sock/bra/underpants etc, and
> do a
> bolus without having to get the pump out.
> 
> See more at http://www.minimed.com
> 
> Also there's an entirely new pump manufacturer - Animas - about to hit
> the
> market with their new R1000. See it at http://www.animascorp.com  The
> pump
> seems to be smaller, thinner and lighter than either of the main
> Disetronic
> or Minimed pumps, loaded with features missing from the current range
> of
> pumps, and easier to refill. They reckon it will get US approval in
> the
> next few months, and European approval by June 2000.
> 
> John
> 
> --
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> http://www.webshowcase.net/johnneale
> 
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