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Re: [IP] Scuba diving



Hi it's Lily again.  I forgot to mention in my first message about sets 
sticking on during diving that before I put my set on, I prep the area 
with IV prep which really helps it stick on. Okay bye!
Lily

On Sat, 24 Feb 2001, Andrew Bender, M. D. wrote:

> I've been using the MiniMed 508 for about 17 months now.  It's the only pump 
> I've ever had.
> 
> I'm also very active (snow ski and scuba dive).  I've had no trouble with 
> temp. changes while snow skiing.  I have had trouble while scuba diving, 
> though.  I go to Bali twice a year to dive and each time I've gone with the 
> pump (twice) I basically leave it at home.  There is no way to keep the tape 
> from coming off in salt water.  In addition perspiration and sun tan lotion 
> play havoc, too.
> 
> Much to my chagrin, MiniMed was no help!  All they could suggest was to try 
> another tape.  So, I've tried them all, and none of them work.  I normally 
> use the IV3000, which is great if you not in the water all day long!
> 
> Good luck!  You'll love the pump!
> 
> Rick Dalka
> spot says sils stay in at the beach.
> use dry roll on deoderant under the sil.
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