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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #178



Do no send my mom anymore e-mails about the pump she already has enough.

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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2000 4:09 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #178


> In a message dated 05/14/2000 11:02:56 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> <<
>  Date: Sun, 14 May 2000 22:26:23 EST
>  From: "Leanne Bone" <email @ redacted>
>  Subject: [IP] Weird Alarms with Mini-Med
>
>  I had a really weird No Delivery alarm this evening. I had started a
bolus
>  of 3 units, and at about .3, I got a no delivery alarm. I watched the
screen
>  for a few seconds, and all of a sudden, the alarm message disappeared,
and
>  it went back to the bolus.
>  The bolus completed normally, and there have been no more problems so far
>  tonight.
>  Has anyone else had this happen, and should I be concerned?
>
>  Leanne >>
> Leanne
> This happens once in a while, and as long as the pump continues to
operate,
> there's no cause for concern.  Occasionally the "No Delivery" remains on
the
> screen and the alarm sounds; at which time, of course, it's time to track
> down the problem.  For me, the problem is usually a twisted tube and when
I
> "untwist" or "unkink" it, I continue with the remainder of the bolus with
a
> new bolus screen
> Probably when your alarm sounded with the "No Delivery", when you looked
at
> the screen for a few seconds, that movement was enough for the insulin to
> continue flowing.
> Bruce
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