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Re: [IP] Showering with no QR

At 12:08 PM 2/10/1999 -0700, you wrote:
>>I use the sofset without the QR.  When I take a shower. I take the
>>reservior out of the pump and hang the tubing attached to the syringe
>>around my neck and shower.  
>This is potentially dangerous.  With the plunger free from the pump, it is
>possible to bump it and give yourself a massive overdose of insulin.  Plus,
>as CJ said, the MM pump arms would need to be "reseated" against the base
>of the plunger.  For me, this often amounts to about 2 or 3 units.  So,
>when you put the reservoir back in the pump, you may not be getting any
>insulin for quite some time.  It would be better to put the pump in a
>plastic ziploc bag while you are in the shower, and figure out some way to
>hang it around your neck.
>Mary Jean
 Just one more reason i LOVE my Disetronic.....

Sorry just had to put that in... 8)

Brian Carter
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