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Re: [IP] Paradigm E21 alarm: what is this and why did I get it



You might want to see what this review said about low battery warnings with
the Paradigm.


  http://www.diabetesnet.com/diabetes_technology/insulinpumps_minimed.php

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From: "Yerachmiel Altman" <email @ redacted>
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Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 3:19 PM
Subject: [IP] Paradigm E21 alarm: what is this and why did I get it

> I looked at my semi-new paradigm and saw NOTHING on the screen (as though
it
> had NO battery, which I put a new one in a few days ago).
>
> I then proceeded to try and wake up the pump by taking out and
re-inserting
> the battery when it showed me a pretty ugly looking screen and then an E21
> alarm.  I then remembered that you can't reuse a battery in the paradigm
so
> I went downstairs, got a new battery and put it in.  After fiddling around
> for a while I got out of the E21 alarm (don't forget, I was pretty dopey
> while doing this so I have no idea what I did or why I did it) and found
the
> pump needed to be completely reset (time/date, basal rate, etc)

> If anyone has experience with the paradigm or has heard of this problem
> PLEASE write me directly and let me know.  If I learn anything I'll post.
>
> (New paradigm users: don't get scarred: I don't know that I didn't do
> something stupid to cause this or just got a lemon.  My experience with
> Minimed up until now has been excellent and even the way they handled this
> was OK)
>
> Yerachmiel
> who doesn't like when his pump acts like they used to 20 years ago
>
>
>
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