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Re: [IP] Minimed susceptible to electro-static discharge?
- Subject: Re: [IP] Minimed susceptible to electro-static discharge?
- From: email @ redacted (Janine Shea)
- Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 21:34:12 -0800
I have had a MiniMed for over 10 years and never had this happen. That is
not to say it doesn't but I haven't experienced it. Keep in mind that
there is a lot of propaganda out there, from both sides.
>I was taking to my local Disetronic representative in my quest for
>finding my soon to be SUPER-pump. She told me that for some reason the
>Minimed model can easily be shocked as when we all do during the winter
>months, walkin on carpets, touching the car door, etc.
>When this happens, she said the pump will SHUT-DOWN for 8 hours in order
>to "recover" and to safely discharge itself (?).
>Can some of the Minimed pumpers please tell me about their experiences
>with this as of yet, unconfirmed phenomenon?
email @ redacted Vancouver, BC, Canada
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