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Re: [IPk] Static electricity

Hi John,

I can't seem to get into the archive of messages with the user name and 
password you have instructed me to use.  Am I doing something wrong?

Diane :-)

At 02:15 PM 12/29/00 +0100, you wrote:
> >There is one (at least) published caution (I can't remember where). The
> >title is something like 'Museum Visit Causes Pump Malfunction'. The
> >diabetic in question used a van der graf generator.
>Well, that's quite an extreme situation :-)
>I've just been to the Insulin Pumpers UK website
>http://www.insulin-pumpers.org.uk and did an advanced search of the US mail
>archives on "static" and it brought up a lot of posts. Might be worth
>reading them. (Don't forget to use your email address as the username, and
>"pumper" as password!)
>But it seems to me that while there are occasional reports of static
>electricity upsetting the electronics in a pump, the worst that can happen
>is that your pump resets itself, and sounds an alarm. In practice, this
>will most likely never happen to you, and in Britain especially unlikely
>since we have such damp air. In my opinion, this would not be a significant
>reason for choosing one pump over another.
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