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From Flushing, New York, USA:

I read about a person on a self-regulating insulin program, but it did not go into detail about it. Have you heard of such a program? If so, please tell me where I can send for information. Thanks.


There are a number of computer systems in the U.S. in which participants call in blood sugar levels on a daily basis and where modifications of insulin dose are suggested on the basis of a physician-set algorithm. This does require a local center, or one with an 800 line that has the necessary hardware and software. They seem to work well for computer literate and fairly stable insulin dependant diabetics; but so far as I know do not yet have the capacity to work with pumps. One of the best known systems is that developed by Dr. Michael Albisser in Miami.


Original posting 29 Jul 97


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