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Re: [IP] Taking apart an OmniPod



Cool idea.  Never crossed my mind.  Thanks for mentioning that, Allen.

Chris Brostrup-Jensen
Father to Brian, age 11, dx'd 6/03, pumping OmniPod since 7/06

> Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 12:10:15 -0400
> From: "Allen Prunty" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Taking apart an OmniPod
> 
> I have friends on the PODS and they were busting them open to 
> harvest the 
> three Energizer 351 batteries out of them... those batteries 
> are still 
> useful and some older pumps use them.
> 
> Not to mention other medical devices (tens units and etc) if 
> nothing else 
> save the batteries and freecycle them.  The batteries out of 
> a POD will 
> power an older minimed pump for almost a month and a half.
> 
> Allen
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