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Re: [IP] Paradigm Battery questions



Our CDE also told us we have 24 hours before it goes dead and we loose all
our basal settings.
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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 3:47 PM
Subject: [IP] Paradigm Battery questions


> Recently there have been allot of questions regarding how long we have to
> change the battery after we get the low battery alert. One of the reps
from
> minimed replied to my email and said that - you are intended to get a
> minimum of 24 hours.
> So with all the different information that we have been reading and
posting
> ourselves, I thought to myself why take the chance of a low bat alarm
going
> off in the middle of the night and then having it shut down on me 6 hours
> later. I will mark the calendar with a chosen day every 2 weeks of when a
> battery change should be done. Minimed states that one AAA Energizer
> battery should last between two to three weeks depending upon your use of
> the back light and vibrate alarm setting and the remote control. So I
guess
> my point here is, why not take the semi unpredictable and make it more
> predictable and set yourself up on a battery swap schedule as you do with
> your sight changes.
> Just my thoughts
> Michael Chambers
> Paradigm
> Lebanon, ME
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