Friday, April 16, 2010

Artificial pancreas device compensates for eating artificial food?

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If you spend enough years eating artificial food, sooner or later you might need -- guess what? -- an artificial pancreas.

Yep, medical device inventors have come up with yet another contraption that claims to replace a vital organ in your body, and I couldn't help but offer a bit of satire today on this so-called medical "breakthrough." I'll stick with the pancreas I was born with, thank you very much.

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