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Re: [IP] Static and You

I began using the case when someone else said that static is a probelm
without the case????  What is the real story?
dx '71, MM507 1/98, Humalog
-----Original Message-----
From: Pinocchio <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: April 10, 1998 08:39 AM
Subject: [IP] Static and You

>Last week I awoke to find my MiniMed 507 screen totally blank.  I was
>supposedy to leave on a trip to Canada in an hour and had a million things
>to do.
>I had changed the batteries the night before, so I did that again --
>!!  My ride was on her way.  I began taking injections.
>I called MiniMed from her car phone, and got through fairly quickly.  They
>didn't have any smart person there, so they had to call us back.  My
>girlfriend was getting panicky -- I was pretending that everything was
>A woman called us and suggested I remeove the pump from the leather case
>take the batteries out, as the case can create a static charge.  She said
>would take at least 2 hours.  We waited and it worked.
>I lost all my settings, but was thrilled to have the clock up again.  Whew
>!!  My girlfriend began breathing normally again.  She is great about all
>this stuff, btw.
>So the leather case and I are history.  I owe a few sheckles on Linda's
>phone bill, and the vacation was saved.
>Where are we going and what's with the handbasket?
>email @ redacted
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