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Re: [IP] MM-no delivery alarm

At 08:09 AM 12/16/1998  M. Kerfoot/J.Riganti wrote:
>email @ redacted wrote:
>> in addition to the other suggestions,  make sure the No Delivery is not
>> caused because you are not "cycling"  the syringe before drawing up the
>> insulin.  if this is not done it can result in a no delivery.
>Could you explain what "cycling" this syringe is?

What this probably means is that you need to move and rotate the plunger up
& down a few times before filling the reservoir. This makes sure that the
plunger is free and the barrel is properly lubricated. Otherwise, you could
have problems with the plunger sticking and causing no-delivery alarms.


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