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  1. Kim
    Kim July 25, 2012 at 6:54 am | | Reply

    I love the idea of retractable tubing. Brilliant! I also like the idea of pushing fewer buttons. I love my Medtronic pump, but was really disappointed to learn that my new Revel requires more steps to set up. Making us respond to such questions as whether we have disconnected, or whether we see drops at the end of the tubing is unnecessary, time consuming, and insulting. Good luck Shara!

  2. David
    David July 25, 2012 at 8:14 am | | Reply

    Tx for sharing. Reading a diagnosis story still gives me a twinge of sadness and grief. The extra steps on the Revel
    is a disappointing example of how we end users seem like the last factor considered in pump design. Medtronic seems to focus on doctors more than patients. I suspect the FDA is the largest barrier to innovation and improvement because approvals are too lengthy and expensive. It would be nice if grassroot patient advocacy can have an effect on FDA protocols. I’d love to see investigative journalism expose the politics and bureaucracy and point the way to a better system.

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    Frank July 25, 2012 at 7:22 pm | | Reply


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