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Re: [IP] status with unwaivering highs/UltraFlex



Was told, with MM, alot of pressure has to build up for the alarm to go
off, 4 hr before alarm goes off.  Linda

Karen Arena wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Thanks for all the input about my recent crisis with unwaivering  high
> blood sugars.  I'm fine now, and my sugars are mostly below 100.  After
> reading all your posts, I have nailed it to 3 causes, or a combination
> therof:
> 
> 1.  Minimed pump -- no alarms all night when I wasn't getting my basal
> dosages.
> 2.  the ultraflex infusion set -- I tried it for the first time.  One
> note about the ultraflex.  A disetronic rep told me the cannula will
> curve wrong if you don't insert the needle right in, without
> hesitation.  sounds like a big flaw to me.  I just ordered a 3 month
> supply of those, so I'm going to trade them back for tenders when they
> come in.
> 3.  HORMONES!  (you ladies know what I'm talking about).
> 
> My hubbie and I are still trying to decide on pumps.  right now it's
> between the disetronic H-tron, which I'm trying out now, and the animas,
> which I will be trying out next week.
> 
> I am so glad to have this group as a resource for information.  I'm
> going to make my donation now!
> 
> Karen
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