A New Choice of Pump

Asian Company Makes Pump Available in the United States

| Nov 1, 2001

DanaDiabecare, of Coral Springs, Florida, is now offering a new version of its insulin pump for purchase. The DanaDiabecare II pump promises user-friendly features and affordability, with a compact, lightweight size, lock-out mode, simple icon display screen and minimal button pushes to program basal and bolus rates. Some added memory features of the pump include space to hold 50 bolus rates, 50 daily totals, 50-item history of use, an alarm history feature and the ability to pre-program a bolus.

The pump was originally developed by Soo Bong Choi, MD, PhD, founder of the SOOIL Development Company of Seoul, South Korea. The pump has 40,000 users in Asia.

Dr. Choi's mission, according to Les Capella, DanaDiabecare COO, is to be a "patient advocate for an affordable pump."

The cost of DanaDiabecare II, approximately $4,500 at press time, is covered by insurance companies in the U.S. The pump, which received FDA approval last year, is currently available. For more information, contact DanaDiabecare at (866) 342-2322 or log on to sooil.com.

Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Categories: Insulin, Insulin Pumps, Products

Take the Diabetes Health Pump Survey
See What's Inside
Read this FREE issue now
For healthcare professionals only

You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View

See if you qualify for our free healthcare professional magazines. Click here to start your application for Pre-Diabetes Health, Diabetes Health Pharmacist and Diabetes Health Professional.

Learn More About the Professional Subscription

Free Diabetes Health e-Newsletter

Top Rated
Print | Email | Share | Comments (1)

You May Also Be Interested In...

Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Comments 1 comment - Nov 1, 2001

©1991-2014 Diabetes Health | Home | Privacy | Press | Advertising | Help | Contact Us | Donate | Sitemap

Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.