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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V5 #196

In a message dated 6/4/01 3:10:45 PM Central Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:

>> Also, if one is worried about the so-caled, "seat belt bolus," that has
>> been addressed in the Dtron by the addition of the adhesive ring around
>> the button, the pump cover serves a similar function because it
>> the buttons on the face, somewhat.  However, I should mention that
>> repeated pressing of any single button on the face of the pump does not
>> result in a bolus delivery.
>actually the dtron does deliver a bolus using the up button without any
>confirmation.  I almost did it 3 times before i put that extra litttle
>ring on and have heard of others who did get bolused unaware.
>No problem with it at all for me since i put that ring on it.  When it
>did happen i was leaning against a table and the button got pushed
>without my intending it too, now that can't happen.
>Faith and ??
>type 1 diagnosed 9-81
>started pumping 8-21-2000
>assimilated by the d-tron 03-07-01

Oops, I am sorry; I was referring to the Animas pump when I said that
pressing of no single button on the face could result in a bolus.  I was
just trying to make the point that the pump cover also helps protect the
Animas pump from accidental button presses--just as the ring does on the

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