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[IP] Re: misinformation
I obviously hurt George's feelings. The reason I know
this is because I did not use HTML code to make the
last sentence of my post appear huge. He apparently
added this to make my private letter to him appear to
be something that it wasn't. I use a text based email
--- George and Barbara Dupont <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Dear Pumpers:
> Attached is a response I received from Marina
> regarding my post. I will
> address Marina's comments as follows:
> 1. All three pump manufacturers use "proprietary"
> cartridges as I stated
> - including the Disetronic. "Proprietary" meaning
> you can not use a
> Disetronic cartridge in an Animas pump, a MM
> cartridge in a Disetronic
> pump, etc. My definition of "proprietary" meaning
> "not interchangeable".
> You can NOT use a pre-filled D-Tron cartridge in an
> Animas pump or a
> MM pump.
> 2. I never said that the new D-Tron did NOT use a
> stepper motor. Nor
> did I state that this was an exclusive to MM. I
> only commented on the fact
> that MM's corporate philosophy is that a stepper
> motor, in their opinion,
> is safer. And yes, the D-Tron does use a stepper
> 3. Marina is correct. The Animas and MM do NOT use
> AC power. They
> use DC power. My typing error. I stand corrected.
> And yes, there is a
> difference between AC (alternating current) and DC
> (direct current).
> 4. And yes, as you can see, I am willing to admit
> MY mistakes, publicly
> correct them, and publicly apologize for my error.
> Marina and Pumpers:
> I humbling apologize to the group for my typing
> error. As I said, there
> is a
> BIG difference between AC (alternating current) and
> DC (direct current). I
> can't apologize for anything else, since the rest of
> the information is
> to the best of my knowledge.
> At this point, I'll go back to lurking in the
> background. That way I
> can't spread
> anymore misinformation..
> Marina wrote:
> > Hi, your recent post contained some misinformation
> > that I hope you will publicly correct. First, the
> > D-Tron, which is a Disetronic pump, does not use a
> > proprietary cartridge. It uses a 300 ml
> > cartridge. Second, the D-Tron DOES in fact use a
> > stepper motor, this is not exclusive to MiniMed.
> > posted a link previously that stated that fact
> > the Disetronic website and I've included it below.
> > Third, the Animas and the H-Tron do not use an AC
> > motor as you stated. I would suggest that if you
> > to post about the Paradigm, that you do so but
> > leave out the other comments about other pumps
> > your other comments are not accurate and are just
> > causing more confusion.
> > http://www.disetronicusa.com/d-tron/index.asp
> > If you do not publicly correct this
> misinformation, I will.
> > =====
> > Marina
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