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Re: [IP] Broken Tubing Part


I've had this happen too -- 8 times in the past 2 years.  I've sometimes wondered
if I had caused it.  Unclear. I don't have a lot of phone access during the day so
I never did call minimed about it.


Kev Gorman wrote:

> Hi
> The other day I noticed that my blood sugar was higher than it should be.  I
> attributed  it to not bolusing enough.  However, when I checked it an hour
> later it was not lower like it should have been.  I had not recieved a no
> deliver error but decided I should disconnect from the cannula and check to
> see if insulin came out the end of the tube (much like when changing sets and
> priming the pump.)  There was no insulin coming out.  After inspecting all the
> parts, I realized that the part of the tubing that connects to the syringe had
> cracked and was leaking out instead of going into me!!
> I was just wondering if other people have had problems like this, and also
> warning people that this could happen.
> Kevin Gorman
> Pumping for 1 year
> Freshman at the University of Illinois
> Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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