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Re: [IP] Curiosity questions



My MiniMed rep told me that all of her clients eventually drop there MM in the
toilet.  I found this rather humorous.  
Donna

"Natalie A. Sera" wrote:
> 
> First:
> 
> The CDE told me to put a safety loop in the line when using the SofSet
> (and presumably the Silhouette, too), to keep it from tugging out if the
> pump is dropped. Is that a common practice? The small number of pumpers
> I've actually seen haven't done that.
> 
> The problem is that the portion of tubing between the connection and the
> insertion site is very short, and not really long enough for a loop, and
> if you make a loop that tapes down part of the tubing between the
> connection and the pump, you've lost the whole reason to have a
> disconnector!
> 
> Second:
> 
>  My 2 cute and adorable 8-week-old kittens have discovered the tubing!
> I've gently removed it from their mouths when they've been too fast for
> me to shoo away, but is it going to cause any problems? Is the tubing
> tough enough to stand up, at least for a short bite, to kitten teeth?
> 
> Hey, this is an adventure, but so far, so good!!!!
> 
> Smiles,
> 
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> 
> Natalie A. Sera, with all her ducks in a row!
> Type Weird, with pump on body!
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