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Re: [IP] Animus Pump - Battery Leaked Acid



Hi Giovanna,

Sorry, but if the pump is no longer under warranty Animas has no obligation 
to replace it.  I don't think the lawyers can help you with this.

Liz

At 08:20 PM 6/30/2009 -0400, you wrote:
 >Hi everyone,
 >
 >I have read the review but never replied to any messages.  Here is my
 >dilemma.
 >I have had my pump malfunction with the Battery leaking acid into my pump
 >twice in 3 months.
 >The first time it was a lithium battery and I sent it back to animus and was
 >readily replaced since
 >I was still under warranty.  The second time it was an alkaline battery and
 >same thing happened.
 >Since I was no longer under warranty it was not replaced and I have since
 >been off the pump.
 >
 >I have tried to get Animus to get me a new pump since this medical device
 >could cause us
 >serious harm.  They have refused.  They said that the pumps are still
 >functional and working.
 >I put a new battery in after about a month after I had just put it aside and
 >it does seem to work,
 >but how do I trust that everything on the inside will still functioning
 >right.
 >
 >Has anyone had any kind of similar experience with their animus pumps.  I am
 >still back and forthing
 >with their lawyers to get some kind of resolution.   I need to get back on
 >pump.
 >
 >Any input would be helpful.  My sugars are not doing well off my pump and I
 >do not have insurance to
 >buy a new one.
 >
 >Thanks for listening to my ramblings :)
 >Giovanna Arcuri
 >Montreal, Canada
 >> .
 >>
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 >> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 16:30:39 EDT
 >> From: email @ redacted
 >> Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V11 #449
 >>
 >> I'm having a colonoscopy tomorrow morning. Anyone have any suggestion of
 >> how to set the pump to deal with this?  Maxine
 >>
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 >> insulin-pumpers-digest   Monday, June 29 2009      Volume 11 : Number  449
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 >> PLEASE edit the subject line of your reply  messages.
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 >> This  issue of the digest contains:
 >> [IP] thank you
 >> [IP] Shipped Insulin
 >> Re:  [IP] Shipped Insulin
 >> Re: [IP] Shipped Insulin
 >> Re: [IP] Shipped  Insulin
 >> RE: [IP] Shipped Insulin Medco, Liberty Medical Unit Face
 >> Deceptive-Practices
 >> RE: [IP] "Sweet-Dogs Save Diabetics"
 >> RE: [IP] Gloves  - slightly off topic
 >> RE: [IP] anyone know?
 >> Re: [IP] anyone know?
 >> RE:  [IP] Mad at Endo  Question for IP
 >> [IP] More about my Endo
 >> RE: [IP]  Mad at Endo  Question for IP
 >> RE: [IP] More about my Endo
 >> Re: [IP]  anyone know?
 >> RE: [IP] Gloves - slightly off topic
 >> RE: [IP] Mad at  Endo  Question for IP
 >> Re: [IP] More about my Endo
 >> Re: [IP]  "Sweet-Dogs Save Diabetics"
 >> RE: [IP] Review: Frestyle Lite blood glucose  meter
 >> [IP] ultrasound test and wearing the pump?
 >> RE: [IP] ultrasound  test and wearing the pump?
 >> Re: [IP] ultrasound test and wearing the  pump?
 >>
 >> - ------------------------------
 >>
 >> Date:  Mon, 29 Jun 2009 08:52:30 -0800
 >> From: Sue Ann Bowling  <email @ redacted>
 >> Subject: Re: [IP] More about my  Endo
 >>
 >>> The following says 3 months for pump users.
 >>>  http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/howto/medicare.shtml
 >>>
 >>> Continued  coverage of the insulin pump would require that the
 >>> patient  has
 >>> been seen and evaluated the treating physician at least every  3
 >>> months. The
 >>> pump must be ordered by and follow-up  care of the patient must be
 >>> managed by
 >>> a physician who  manages multiple patients with CSII and who works
 >>>  closely
 >>> with a team including nurses, diabetes educators, and  dietitians who
 >>> are
 >>> knowledgeable in the use of  CSII.
 >>
 >> I think this was just changed to every 6 months.  And it  does NOT have
 >> to be an endo--the nearest one to me is 300 miles away  (a big jet ride
 >> over the Alaska Range for me, and I live in one of  the population
 >> centers of Alaska.)  I've had no problem using  my family practice
 >> physician--don't know why Medicare hasn't asked  for more log book
 >> data, but I keep it all in Excel programs on my  computer (1 file per
 >> month) so it's there if they ever want it.
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