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Cutting Edge (Technology: Diabetes) #186436

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 28, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jack Smith) New medical technology for treating diabetes examined; scenes shown of the first non-invasive monitor for testing blood sugar levels and of implant insulin pumps. [Cygnus, Incorporated, senior vice president Neil ACKERMAN, diabetic Jack KEATING - explain how the monitor works.] The "Pump Girls," a musical group of young diabetics, shown performing. ["Pump Girl" Colleen COTTRELL - lauds the implant pump.] [MiniMed Incorporated chairman Alfred MANN, Cygnus, Incorporated, president John HODGMAN - talk about the future technology.]

Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack

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