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6 Responses

  1. Tesney
    Tesney July 12, 2007 at 7:47 am | | Reply

    That tatoo sounds hilarious to me…think it comes in a butterfly design? Or maybe a heart, dagger, and “MOM” combo?

  2. Tom Pearson
    Tom Pearson July 12, 2007 at 11:23 am | | Reply

    John L. Smith has written an excellent book that reviews non-invasive glucose monitors and the problems they have in getting them to work. The book can be found on Davide Medosa’s website: http://mendosa.com/meters.htm

    After reading the book, I am not too hopeful that we’ll see any non-invasive meter in the near future.

    What I think there is hope for is some sort of warning if glucose gets too low or too high at night. That’d be worth $1000 to me.

  3. Angela Biggs
    Angela Biggs July 12, 2007 at 2:46 pm | | Reply

    Tom, have you considered a continuous glucose monitor? I haven’t used any of the others, but the one put out by Minimed will alarm when you go too high or low. And it’s funny that you should mention $1000….

  4. natala
    natala July 12, 2007 at 5:50 pm | | Reply

    I remember 4 years ago when I was diagnosed, I was so happy because I was hearing about inhaled insulin and bracelets that would monitor my sugar… but today I’m still using my 1cc needles, my one touch.. maybe for future generations ?

  5. Tracie
    Tracie July 14, 2007 at 9:59 am | | Reply

    That tattoo should would be cool if it worked. I’d be all over it! :)

  6. Tom Stormcrowe
    Tom Stormcrowe July 16, 2007 at 7:17 pm | | Reply

    That Orsense looks like it could be highly useful to the diabetic endurance athlete! Blood Glucose management on a long ride can be an issue for me, as well as muscle and liver glycogen.

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