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Re: [IP] Blast from the Past



Hi Sue,

I remember that old Auto Syringe thing!  And the batteries that had to be
recharged every 12 hours :-)!  Glad we moved on, aren't you?

Ruth

JHughey wrote:

> > From: Kerri <email @ redacted>
> > Subject: [IP] a blast from the past
> >
> > I thought some of you might appreciate this (especially Jan!) My
> > mom and dad are visiting with us from Arkansas and they brought
> > with them an old insulin pump <snip> Wow - has technology changed!!!) It
> is an
> > Auto-Syringe model AS-6C Syringe Pump and it is about the size of
> > a checkbook but close to an inch thick, and black in color (with
> > black leather case.) It weighs about as much as a walkman-type
> > radio/cassette player, maybe a little heavier. I also have a
> > small box of accessories including the auto-syringes (3cc
> > luer-lock tip syringe w/23g 1" needle), some Op-Site, <snip> After seeing
> > this pump, my daughter was VERY thankful that her pump is so
> > small and compact! :)
>
> Thanks, Kerri. If anyone wants to see my checkbook-box size pump it is
> accessible through my website where it says PHOTOS. Fortunately we took a
> pic before I got the king-size cigarette pkg one 6 wks later. I have
> recently heard people complain about the largeness of our pager ones. HA!!!
> And, I still use Op-Site. It is available through MiniMed and I've been
> pumping 17 yrs (next mo.). I'm allergic to a lot of tapes and it works very
> well. I never see it listed in Michael's suggestions.  It is by Smith +
> Nephew #4575. It has a green strip on one end that I fold under onto itself
> for a grabber to remove it.  My display table of DM memorabilia for my 50th
> anniv. BASH will cover about 12' including identifying labels.
> Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C, 3/99)  webpage
> http://maxpages.com/bludasue
>
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