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Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Next Week's Game Plan (Final)

Advanced Diabetes Treatments

Rounding out Cramer's "Speculation Friday," features, Cramer dove into treating diabetes which affects 8% of all Americans at a cost of $116 billion a year. The diabetes epidemic is expected to grow to 25% of the U.S. population by 2024, thanks to the uncontrolled growth of obesity in our country.

Cramer said DexCom (DXCM - Get Report) and Insulet (PODD - Get Report), have the potential to change the way diabetes is treated over the next few years.

DexCom is leading the way in constant insulin monitoring devices. Unlike traditional finger pricks, which only monitor four times a day, DexCom's devices provides a constant stream of insulin levels. The company is expected to have $122 million in sales by 2012 and is growing at a 30% rate.

Insulet is leading the charge in insulin pumps, that deliver insulin to the body automatically, instead of relying on the patient to inject themselves. Insulet is waiting on FDA approval for it's latest unit, which is one-third smaller and costs a third less to manufacture.

However the most exciting prospects are when DexCom and Insulet's products are combined. DexCom's monitor alongside Insulet's pump provides essentially an artificial pancreas, which regulates its own insulin levels without patient intervention.

Cramer said the prospects for this new combined therapy could revolutionize the way diabetes is treated going forward, which is why these tow companies are the perfect speculation.

Lightning Round

Cramer was bullish on Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report), Schlumberger (SLB - Get Report), Limelight Networks (LLNW - Get Report) and Pitney Bowes (PBI).

He was bearish on Honda Motor (HMC), Agilent Technologies (A), Molycorp (MCP) and Skechers USA (SKX).

Closing Comments

In his "No Huddle Offense" segment, Cramer sounded off against his critics, who called him reckless for focusing on the hope of a Japanese rebuilding rather than the fear of a potential nuclear catastrophe.

Cramer said making money in the markets is all about buying the right stocks, at the right time. He said the bears have proven that there's no money to be made by panicking, but staying the course actually makes money. He said sometimes the situation can actually get better, which is why investors can't always listen to the naysayers.

--Written by Scott Rutt in Washington, D.C.

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Oracle.

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