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[IPk] Air gaps



Has anybody ever had experience of air blocks at the very end of the
infusion wire where it connects to the site. The gap temporarily dissappears
on priming and a  basal shifts it along, but then the insulin retreats again
down the tubing.


----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2000 9:39 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Giving Up


>
> Hi Pat -
>
> I'm sorry to hear about the difficulties you're having, and I understand
> your frustration completely.
>
> >He says he wants me to wait for him to get NHS funding ... I've never
> seen any proof that he can fund raise/twist arms.  Annually, I raise
> about four or five times my own salary.
>
> Do you have the money to pay for the pump yourself?  If so, and you're
able
> to go ahead on that basis, you should make this very clear to him.
Perhaps
> you can arrange to buy the pump directly from the company and then hassle
> them for a date.  I think if you start ringing them a few times a week
> looking for a date they'll give you an earlier one, simply to get rid of
> you faster.
>
> It's in the pump companies' interests to get you started ASAP, so it might
> be useful to see how far they can take you along on a start up.
>
> Good luck, and keep us posted.
>
> elizabeth
>
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