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Re: [IP] Re: Minimed A-35 alarm



When I first got my 507c I had a similar experience.  Same error A-35 about
6 times.  I was not using it per se just playing with it.  Minimed said that it
an internal clock error.  The sent me a new one the next day. No further


email @ redacted wrote:

> I just started on my 507C yesterday, and persuaded the educator to let me put
> insulin in it tomorrow (I am only able to control things with very frequent
> injections these days because all the long-actings are doing funny things
> these days), so I was really disappointed to be awakened 3 times last night
> with A-35 alarms.  The first one had occurred during the dinner bolus (the
> third one I took after it was connected).    When the second one rang at
> quarter to 2 in the morning, I called service as it said to do in the manual,
> and spent almost an hour going through things.  I didn't call after the next
> one but waited till the "time to get up" alarm (will I not need an alarm clock
> with this thing?)  After having changed everything again (with little
> additions like lubricating the syringe 6 times instead of 2 when suggested by
> the techs), I have not had an alarm with the latest syringe, but I did raise
> the possibility of having a lemon (the pump arrived with the batteries not
> working, also, which the pump educator called very unusual), and the second
> time I called tech support they suggested they replace both the pump and the
> syringes.  I am wondering if other people have had this problem, or similar
> ones.  The most recent time it alarmed, I was disconnected at the quick
> release (while on the phone with tech support), so I am assuming the problem
> is not at the injection site (though it could still be the syringe rather than
> the pump itself).
> Linda Zottoli
> diagnosed 1955
> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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