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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:
> 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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