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Re: [IP] Paradigm insulin pump



I use a quarter.
On Apr 12, 2011, at 10:21 AM, Pollard, Marie wrote:

> I just ordered a new one from MM. It was starting to break off on one
> side.  Do you use a quarter or nickel to screw the battery top on?
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of richard price
> Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:12 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Paradigm insulin pump
> 
> 
> When screwing in the battery fastener screw sometimes it doesn't screw
> in
> properly because it does not catch properly.
> When that happens I unscrew it and very carefully re enter the screw.
> If it is
> in properly it will screw in fully. If it is not
> in properly, it will become tight before it is fully screwed in. Also
> if it is
> not started properly and tightens before it is fully seated, do not
> force it in
> at you might
> damage the threads.  It's plastic and not as strong at metal.
> Richard
> 
> 
> 
> On Apr 11, 2011, at 8:33 PM, Bob Nowak wrote:
> 
>> Yes. I use an eraser. The pump was replaced in Jan because the 1 year
> old
>> pump just died. The new pump never worked when we got it out of the
> box. The
>> next one is having this problem that happens 1 out of 10 batteries.
> It's
>> basically a 3 month old pump. We never had any problems with either of
> our
>> last 2 minimed pumps.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Bob
>> 
>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Marshall <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
>> 
>>> Have you tried cleaning the contacts, with either a pencil eraser or
> very
>>> carefully with a liquid contact cleaner, perhaps using a q-tip
> (Probably
>>> Not
>>> Recommended By The MM Help Desk)?
>>> 
>>> <SLASH>
>>> Same batteries we've used for 8 years. If you get an error or no
> battery
>>> and
>>> 
>>> take the battery out and replace it with the same one it will work
> most of
>>> the
>>> time!
>>> <SLOSH>
>>> .
>> .
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