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Re: [IPk] alarming pumps

Di ,
Please call Ray or I so that we can understand exactly what happened and the
alarm code that you got .
Thx and I look forward to talking to you soon .
-----Original Message-----
From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
To: IP- UK <email @ redacted>
Date: 30 April 1999 13:56
Subject: [IPk] alarming pumps

>I had more problems with air bubbles this morning after changing the
>reservoir and tubing. FIrst I knew of it was when I tarted to feel
>high during my Braille class. Tested and found I was at 20 mmol/l (an
>hour earlier I had been at 10).
>After a lot of playing around I finally thought I had it sorted, put
>in a bolus and halfway through it started alarming. It was so strange -
>evryone in the class thought I was about to drop down dead! As if it
>alarmed when my Bg was too high or low.
>I wish!
>I got the no delivery message, and as before, I couldn't turn it off -
>pressing SEL then ACT didn't work nor did anything else I tried, so I
>had to take the batteries out. Then when I put them back in I got the
>message ALARM: AL57 (I think, or something like that) while it carried on
>alarming. Finally it stopped by itself. Anyone know what this means and why
>couldn't switch off the alarm?
>I was thinking how lucky it was that I didn't have the pump in an
>obscure place, as I had been planning to do. The of course I realised
>it was the one time it wouldn't have mattered, since everyone else
>in the Braille class was blind anyway!!!
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