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Olaf Barheine
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Re: A matter of trust
Olaf Barheine   7/1/2013 7:21:24 AM
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Yes, why not? I think such a artificial pancreas is not more dangerous than a cardiac pacemaker. And medical devices have to guarantee various safety standards like IEC 61508. But I can not imagine to wear such a device at bedtime or during sporting activities like jogging.

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Pho99   7/1/2013 6:42:52 AM
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Famous Last Words -- It's Secure

rich.pell
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Re: A matter of trust
rich.pell   7/1/2013 6:35:48 AM
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I think this will ultimately mean more reliability- not less.

Duane Benson
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Duane Benson   7/1/2013 1:29:37 AM
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If I needed it, I'd certainly be willing to give it a shot. Certainly medical technology is failable (I know someone that had a replaced hip recalled), but enough of it works quite well to make the odds worth it in my mind.

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A matter of trust
rick merritt   7/1/2013 1:23:24 AM
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Are you ready to trust your glucose level to a medical electronics company and the reliabiloity of a set of chips, algorithms and batteries?

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