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Re: [IP] back off

On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> In a message dated 10/28/00 3:40:30 PM Central Standard Time, 
> email @ redacted writes:
> > The pump will either deliver the amount of insulin specified or it will 
> >  give a no delivery alarm.  There is no in between.
> >  
> I don't think that is true -- I had one pump that gave me a no delivery 
> alarm, and when I called MiniMed they had me do some tests which they felt 
> indicated that the screw was turning too slowly (or was it to fast, I don't 
> remember.)  Anyhow, the tech I talked with was concerned that I was not 
> getting the right amount of insulin and said "change the set, that might get 
> rid of the non-delivery alarm, but we will send out a new pump in the 
> morning."  So, obviously she thought it was possible that there was an 
> in-between level that was neither right nor nothing.   And, contrary to some, 
> I feel I got good service from MiniMed .
> ----------------------------------------------------------
MiniMed told me the pump (507) would not squeal until it pumped the equivalant
of about 7 units past an empty reservoir.  High bGs!
Bob Hemus
He who expecteth nuthin' ain't never gonna be deceived.
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