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Re: [IP] Alarm during dinner



I can just imagine that happening to me!-Sally
On Fri, 5 Dec 1997 21:08:38 EST TWOTODDSUE <email @ redacted> writes:
>A funny thing that happened to me...Had gotten home from picking up my 
>son at
>preschool and we had just eaten lunch.  Gave myself a bolus and half 
>way
>through I got an alarm--no delivery.  Figured it was kinked so I 
>adjust the
>tubing some and set it for the difference of the bolus.  Two clicks 
>and
>another alarm.  This time I took the pump off my pants, straigtened 
>out the
>tubing and reset it again.  Another couple of clicks and another 
>alarm.  By
>now I was getting frustrated with it and also concerned that something 
>was
>wrong with the pump.  Finally I opened it up and you guessed it--I was 
>out of
>insulin.  Duh.....  Guess I need to make a note in my blood sugar log 
>of when
>I will need to change it as the three days just fly by and I lose 
>track.  I do
>wish that there was some type of alarm or something that would 
>indicate when
>down to 10 units or so.  Was just glad that I was at home and was able 
>to get
>a new set going right away.  I use the MM 507.
>
>Susan G.
>