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Re: [IPk] Help on saving cash on reservoir minimed



well Vic. you have all the e-mail and responses I got.
hope it helps us both to save so cash, still waiting to find out what a long
fill and short fill method is
----- Original Message -----
From: Vic Brooks <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2001 12:06 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Help on saving cash on reservoir minimed


> can you help me with what you are doing I need to save some cash too
>                  vic
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donald O' Donnell" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 10:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Help on saving cash on reservoir minimed
>
>
> > Thanks Di
> >
> > This is new to me,  long fill and short fill method, what is this ?
> >
> > And what a surprise you kept one in for 2 weeks when on holiday.
> >
> > However it looks as if I will be saving some cash.
> >
> > Donald
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> > To: <email @ redacted>
> > Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 9:53 PM
> > Subject: Re: [IPk] Help on saving cash on reservoir minimed
> >
> >
> > > I've used a reservoir for up to about 4 or 5 times with absolutely no
> > > problems. The main problem is that the longer you use it for, the more
> the
> > > lubricant wears off, so the plunger can get stuck eventually.
> > > If you use the long fill method with the Minimed, you should be able
to
> > use
> > > it at least twice, with the short fill method, about 4 times (but I
> > wouldn't
> > > really advise using it more than twice as a rule, just to be on the
safe
> > > side). I once went away for 2 weeks and forgot to take any spare
> > reservoirs.
> > > I used the same one all that time and it was fine.
> > > Di
> > > -
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