Monday, April 11, 2016

Inventing the Autosyringe

Dean Kamen invented the Autosyringe, the first practical insulin pump, 1979. I have Facebook friends who used that pump. Large and bulky compared to today's insulin pumps, but it helped way back then. Dean Kamen is a resident of New Hampshire. He has made many inventions. The Autosyringe is only one of them. He has a secret island off the coast of Connecticut with a structure containing some of his inventions. The second link below gives an interview with Dean, made for NBC TV.

http://www.today.com/id/39775733/ns/today-today_tech/t/welcome-secret-island-eccentric-genius/#.VwwWiqQrK1s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gYvDmea5kU

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