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Re: [IPk] Re: disaster

...... and my son's batteries (the pump not him personally!) went
yesterday without warning.......

In message <email @ redacted>, email @ redacted writes
>In a message dated 7/11/2002 12:29:47 PM GMT Daylight Time, email @ redacted 
>> when I realised that
>> my pump (508 10 months old) was not working properly.  Every
>> time I pressed a button it went dead and then started up as
>> if I was changing the batteries!  I couldn't do a self test
>> or anything.  
>Hi all,
>Yesterday I had a problem with my 508 (16 months old) - went to give bolus 
>for evening meal, no change in display happened and none of the buttons 
>seemed to work when tested.  The time display was still functioning, so I 
>waited and retried - no luck.  The basals were still clicking away, so I gave 
>a bolus by injection and thought I'd wait till morning.  This morning things 
>were working normally.  It did get me thinking, though, about whether 
>Medtronic provide the same service - and your post has made me think harder! 
>- and are our pump guarantees still valid with the new company (they should 
>be - but I'm a cynic and I'd like to see that in writing...).   Odd 
>coincidence that three of us on a relatively small list should be having 
>problems now, too.
>IDDM 30 yrs+, 508 1.5 yrs+
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Alison Orchard
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