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Re: [IP] Quickset problems - long vent



Before you give up, call MM.  You may be doing something odd.  Let them talk
to you.  Or, if you have a pump trainer at your doctor's or an MM rep or
something.  Just don't give up until you absolutely must.
----- Original Message -----
From: "c c" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 11:09 AM
Subject: [IP] Quickset problems - long vent


> ok here we go again - after having so much problems with quicksets I've
been
> using my accumulated spare supplies of sof sets that I use at the office
and
> and each of my families homes for the just. Now I've decided to use the
> quicksets again and guess what - they leak at the connection where it
> attaches to the reservoir.  - Am I the only one having this problem of
> leaking - when I used the sof sets they work fine with the reservoir.
last
> nite I thought maybe I over tighten the set onto the reservoir so I
changed
> it at 2:40 am since it leaked heavily and when I woke this morning after
> doing a correction at 3:40 am, my BS was 105 and didn't seem like there
was
> a leak. Now at the office I checked my BS before having a late breakfast
and
> my BS is 291 - huh why? - did correction bolus and looked and guess what -
> its leaking again at the reservoir connection -
>
> so now I didn't bring another vial of novolog because I had plenty of
> insulin in the reservoir - so looks like either I just change the tubing
and
> not refill the reservoir with the 1 extra sof set I have or just keep
doing
> correction boluses with 20% extra and just keep testing.
>
> will call Minimed again - I think the quickset does not connect correctly
to
> the reservoir - I guess when I see my endo I'm going to try the Ultraflex
> from desetronics - just like staying with 1 company to avoid an extra
copay
> and not sure if desetronics is covered under UHC.
>
> Just wondering if anyone else is having these problems with quicksets.
>
> charlotte
>
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