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Re: [IP] Has anyone tried pulling off the plastic threaded cap o

On 15 May 2002 at 17:48, Michael wrote:

> > In theory NovoLog should work in the D-Tron. Would like hear if
> > anybody has already done so, but I am NOT recommending that you
> > should try this if you haven't done so already, since I have
> > obviously not tried this myself.
> Direct from both Novo and Disetronic --- DON'T do this.
> The cartridges are slightly the wrong size and will eventually damage 
> the pump. I found this out in a room full of CDE's when the medical 
> director for NOVO reminded them all to not do this. One of the stood 
> up and said "it works, I have one in my pump now". It was pretty 
> funny, but the consequences of ignoring this warning might not be :-)
> Michael

If they are even slightly different sizes, then they would not deliver the same amounts that you think you have programmed.

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