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Re: [IP] Minimed 508 battery alert

On 17 Jan 2001, at 15:30, Brian Hermann wrote:

> Just started on the pump.  I was wondering about the alerts.  I have mine on
> vibrate because I am a college student and don't want any distractions
> during class.  I heard that LOW BATTERIES will automatically bypass the
> vibrate alarm and go to sound.  Is this true?  Do other alarms first alarm
> in silent mode (vibrate mode) and then if no response (button pushes) go to
> audible?

I've always had mine on sound so I don't know the answer, 
however, I do want to say that I've had very few alarms anyway.  It's 
not like wearing a pager or cellphone that gets lots of traffic.  So it 
might not be a problem if you put it on audio anyway.
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