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Re: [IP] Static Alarms



Ken, Matt too has "lost" 2 pumps to static electricity. By lost i mean, the
alarms wouldn't stop so the pumps (both of them had to returned. Since then
i've gotten a call saying that "both" pumps were set off by static
electricity and they to sent Matt a case, which Huey #3 has been in ever
since, without (knock on wood) a problem.......ahhhh i hope i didn't jinx
myself.
Mag
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kenneth E Guilbault" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers List" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 7:21 PM
Subject: [IP] Static Alarms


> Thought I'd share a recent experience I had with my MM 508.  I've been on
> the pump now for about 10 weeks.  During my very first week, I had three A
> or E series alarms (can't remember which) on the same day!  Each time I
> called MM, they told me the alarms were probably related to static
> electricity.  The downside is that the events wiped out all of my
> programming including basals.  Bummer!   Anyway, MM suggested I slip a
piece
> of Bounce or Snuggles (the cloths you put in your dryer) into the leather
> case to absorb the static.
>
> Fast forward 9 weeks.  Two days ago I had another alarm just sitting at my
> desk.  MM told me it was probably related to static again!  This time they
> checked my past history and decided to send me a new leather case for the
> pump (free!) that is lined with some material to prevent these static
> electricity shut-downs.  Case arrived overnight and I've had it in use for
> the last two days.  So good so far!
>
> If you've had similar problems with static alarms, you might want to
> consider asking MM about this new leather case.  I'll keep everyone posted
> on how successful this case is.
>
> Ken
>
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