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Re: [IP] 3 am no delivery alarm!



So you mean you don't actually have to change the set?  Will the pump alarm you again if it still can't deliver??  I did disconnect and try to bolus to see if anything would come out and some did but I don't think it was the full amount.  

Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
Pumping Nov.12/02 - Blue Paradigm

----- Original Message -----
From: Cynthia VanDenBerge <email @ redacted>
Date: Friday, November 15, 2002 4:37 pm
Subject: Re: [IP] 3 am no delivery alarm!

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> I think that this is a great question.  I have had a
> few no delivery alarms.  My response has been to
> straighten out the tubing, "vibrate" the insertion
> site (boy that sounds kinda kinky) a little and wait
> to see what happens.  So far there has been no
> resultant high BGs.  If I were to get one, I would
> then change the set.  But, the question posed is one
> that I would like to see an anse=wer for.  Blessings,
> C.
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> > > How many units are not
> > > delivered before this alarm goes off?
> > 
> > That's pretty much unknown and depends on whether or
> > not the block is 
> > complete or partial. I've tested a 506 by clamping
> > the tube and 
> > setting a bolus. I got alarms anywhere from 1 to 5
> > units depending on 
> > how securely the tube was clamped. I was confident
> > when I ran each 
> > test the the tube was COMPLETELY clamped, but
> > obviously it was not. 
> > It's pretty hard to get a complete block. So ....
> > unfortunately the 
> > answer to your question is a big ?????
> > 
> > Michael
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