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Re: [IPk] Timesulin query



If you take battery out for any period of time, don't you loose all the
settings?

Regards
Allie
On 12 Mar 2014 16:46, "Joel Milner" <email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Actually, I had two pump failures with my old 522. Both happened on a
> Friday
> and the second one was on a bank holiday weekend. It took Medtronic till
> the
> next Wednesday to get a replacement to me (at that time you had to wait
> until
> the UK offices re-opened before they would dispatch of a replacement under
> warranty). If I remember correctly, on the second occasion I used the cat's
> Lantus.
>
>  Cat is no longer with us and Lantus long gone, but since starting on my
> new
> pump, I keep the old one on "standby" in case of failures. I have it set
> on a
> minimal basal program of 0.05 u/hr so it doesn't think it has run out of
> insulin
> and set off the alarm. I have had to wind back the piston once, and
> replace the
> batteries once, but if my Vibe dies, I will be good to go. I do keep a
> couple of
> daily-dose minisyringes in my emergency kit just to keep me going until I
> can
> get home and fire up the old pump.
>
> Joel
> .
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