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Re: [IP] re: MiniMed reservoirs..grr



Hi,  I have a Disetronic,  and I love.  No problems here.  If I would, they
send you TWO to begin with .  A safety pre-caution incase there were ever a
problem...a back up pump!  Nice to know there's something to rely on.  Just
a thought.

Sherri

----- Original Message -----
From: "Amy Martin" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, September 04, 2000 1:59 PM
Subject: [IP] re: MiniMed reservoirs..grr


> Hey-
>  I don't mean to sound irrational and I'd appreciate
> not being turned against by some people on this list
> because I am complaining about MInimed, but I told my
> mom I'm ready to get off the pump. I want a
> disetroinc, but mroe than anythign I want away from
> MinimEd. It's sad that numerous times you have to end
> up in hospital with the broken pump before they will
> even consider taking your call seriously
>  Today's call, seemed like it was the reservoir over
> delivering insulin, so I put one with old insulin in
> over the phone to test it and it was better but not
> perfect..not leaking so much into me. Now,I'm not
> explaining this well b/c I don't care anymore, but
> I've used 5 reservoirs since that phone call, and it's
> leaking again. They told me I can't get a new pump
> till Wednesday b/c of the holiady. I'm sorry, but it's
> a bunch of worthless crap.
>  The o rings leak or they don't. I've had a lot leak
> so I tend to order 2 boxes eveyr 3 months allowing for
> that "failure" rate. However, not everyone has this.
> Some do, some don't.
>  I am upset with MiniMed. A lot has happened that I
> have not posted her, so maybe y'all woudl understand
> my reasoning more if I did, but I'm not going to, some
> people have cold-shouldered me for ever thinking of
> complaining aboutthe pump breaking and that's why I'm
> not telling you all the details with MIniMed.
>  I'm sorry, it's a lot more stress than I ever wanted.
> The pump was supposed to be less than a hassle of
> shots.
>  Amy
>
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