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[IP] Re: frozen insulin

In a message dated 7/29/01 5:08:58 PM, email @ redacted writes:

>I prefilled 3 extra cartridges for a 5 day trip to Disney, and requested
>hotel refrigerator.  I asked my daughter to put the insulin in the 
>refrigerator...but neglected to check to see how HI it was set.  The insulin
>froze solid and the plug in the bottom of the cartridge was half way out
>the cartridge from the expanded frozen insulin.  So FYI, when using a hotel
>refrigerator, make sure it's not tooooooooo cold!

This happened to me a couple of years ago when visiting Disneyworld. I went 
to the desk of the hotel and explained my problem and they had the pharmacy 
send me a new bottle of insulin and deducted it from my bill.

I know to watch for this now.

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