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Re: [IPk] wasted insulin cartridges!

Hi Zoe

You can use part used cartridges in the d-tron, you just need to reset the
pump as for a new cartridge and the piston rod will wind out until it senses
the rubber bung.

I think the logic between not having the same number of presses to turn the
pump off and on is to differentiate between the two actions, but I could be

Hope this helps.

Kind regards

-----Original Message-----
From: Zoe <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 22 August 2001 09:10
Subject: [IPk] wasted insulin cartridges!

>This has happened to me twice this week:  I've turned the D-tron off and =
>disconnected to have a shower - 2 presses of the function button, then =
>reconnected (whilst talking to someone) and automatically pressed the =
>function button twice to restart - only two presses  doesn't restart it, =
>it returns the piston rod and a nearly full cartridge is wasted.=20
>Does anyone else do this? Am I wrong in assuming that most people often =
>do these sort of presses on autopilot whilst doing other things at the =
>same time and therefore make mistakes occasionally (or not so =
>occasionally in my case) ?
>Estelle/John  - can the cartridge be re-used once the piston rod has =
>returned or is it indeed wasted because a brand new cartridge must be =
>inserted each time the piston rod is returned?  Also is there a =
>particular reason for not having the same number of button presses to =
>turn the device off and on? =20
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