A History Of Insulin Pumps

By Richard157 Latest Reply 2011-01-31 22:33:03 -0600
Started 2010-05-19 19:17:11 -0500

I put together a history of insulin pumps and intended to make it one of the chapters in my recently published book. I decided it would make the book too long, it already has 210 pages. I would have needed to get permission to publish the many pictures I got from Google sites. That would have been a hassle.

So here is a link to my History Of Insulin Pumps. (No charge! Lol!)


11 replies

sc1boy 2011-01-31 22:33:03 -0600 Report

That was a great lesson. I didn't know when they were first made and it was very interesting. I have had a minimed paradigm series 722 pump from Nov. of 2009 and I love it. My doctor when I was a kid thought it would not help me as much so we didn't try it then. Thanks for the lessons on the pump and on the history of insulin. I loved them both.

ambermohr22 2010-05-27 21:04:38 -0500 Report

I found this article fascinating! Thanks so much for sharing. I am considering getting an insulin pump on June 9th. :) Amber

GabbyPA 2010-05-20 08:43:43 -0500 Report

I had no idea that the pump was first invented in 1963! That is incredible and like all technology, it gets smaller and smaller. Great research. Good job Richard. I didn't know your book was at Amazon.com. Have you posted a review of it in our book club section? Please do!

If I send you my copy will you autograph it for me? =)

Richard157 2010-05-20 16:30:51 -0500 Report

Gabby, the information about my book has been posted several times, but it then gets pushed into the back pages very quickly. I am going to find the old thread and bring it back. Thanks for mentioning it.

Richard157 2010-05-20 17:18:56 -0500 Report

Gabby, my book is on page 2 of the Book Reviews. If you send me a self-addressed, stamped envelope I will send you an autographed sticker. You can peel off the back and stick it inside the book. Other people have been doing that. It saves you postage.

monkeymama 2010-05-19 20:20:28 -0500 Report

Wow! That was very interesting information and more in depth than what I knew. I wrote a term paper for my one of my nursing school classes about the effective use of insulin pump therapy for type 2 diabetics. I gained a lot of respect and support when I wrote that paper. My professor was VERY impressed by my writings. Is your book out in the stores yet? I'll have to take a look at the book.

Richard157 2010-05-19 20:35:54 -0500 Report

I see you are a writer too. It is an enjoyable hoppy.

My book is being sold on amazon.com. As of May 17, there were 94 copies sold. Here is my amazon.com page. You can look it over there.


monkeymama 2010-05-19 21:29:36 -0500 Report

I look forward into seeing what your book is all about. I am a writer and a nursing student. I am going to begin writing my book soon. I am hoping someone will than publish it. My inspiration to become a writer came from my high school teacher Mr. Falduto. He said I was a natural for writing. Just a few grammar issues here and there. Thanks for the info.