Scott Hanselman

Technology and the first insulin pump...

September 21, '03 Comments [2] Posted in Diabetes | Web Services
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Sorry this isn't a technical post. :) I will continue to make this blog about the "Zen" of Computers, particularly .NET and Web for a new look for the site very soon...

That being said, just when I start to feel lousy about being hooked up to an $g(insulin pump) 24 hours a day, I see this picture of the first insulin pump from 1978.  Guess I have little to complain about!

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2003 8:07:42 AM UTC
Very cool! Do they still distribute those? :)
Thursday, January 29, 2004 6:23:15 AM UTC
Actually i think that pump is from 1963. I had one of the first truly portable pumps in 1978, and it was only about twice the size of current pumps.
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