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Re: [IP] Re: Disetronic v. Minimed pump comparison

At 10:15 AM 07/04/00 Richard Aleksander wrote:
 >Comparison of pumping Pressures:
 >The Disetronic pumps at 3 times higher pressures than the Minimed.  This is
 >said to  help reduce occlusions from crimped tubing or crystallized insulin.
 >Or not...

Since occlusions are almost nonexistent with modern buffered insulins and 
current tubing, it's virtually a non-issue now. The couple of times that 
I've had a crimped tubing, it was easily fixed by just moving it a tad.


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