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Re: [IPk] Leaking reservoirs

> I am the proud owner of a MiniMed pump cartridge which has leaked on
> me...
> I've taken a photo of it, and put it on my private diabetes website
> at
> http://www.webshowcase.net/diabetes/images/reservoirleak1.jpg
> These cartridges have 2 black rubber rings, and you can see that
> insulin has leaked between the 2 rings. Not good - since the pump
> thinks I have received that insulin. It may have happened yesterday
> lunchtime when I had some unexplained highs (a 14 and a 15). Or it
> may have happened this morning when I got some no delivery alarms -
> while the pump was bolussing, some insulin may have been leaking
> back past the black rubber ring before it set off the alarm.

This happened a few years back -- there was a bad batch of syringes. 
You may have a single bad one or one of a batch that is that way. 
Call the pump guys and check the lot number of the box.

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