Re: [IPk] Repeated occlusion alarms
I have found if you go from a cold room to a warm room (or outside to in on a
cold day) the resulting expansion of insulin due to the heat causes a very
slight increase in pressure, leading the pump to believe it has an occlusion
causing this increase.
I found when I run in cold weather with the pump on my waistband I get this
when I go back inside. I have resolved the issue by tucking the pump, and being
careful to also tuck all the tubing, carefully inside my clothing.
Do you think this could be the issue?
> On 24 Mar 2014, at 02:58, "Rhoda Martin" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Di, this is being bounced perhaps due to power cut here or using iPhone tho'
> don't think so. Can you ost this for me, please?
> Ta much, Rhoda
> Since the end of February I've been having repeated occlusion alarms -
> sometimes 2 or 3 a day!
> All the usual culprits have been checked, no kinks, fresh sets,cartridges,
> insulin, sites free of lumps bumps or scar tissue, all in date etc. Twice
> tubing issues so changed that.
> Phone calls to Animas USA,my DSN who is great and suggested I try my arms as
> not used them since on injections.
> Pump replaced - occlusion alarm within 10 hrs. Set to Low sensitivity for
> Put set in ATM this morning and had occlusion this afternoon. Again tubing
> primed no problem.
> Any suggestions folks? I'm nearly out of ideas.
> Oh yes and my usual electrical power cut has hit again! But that's another
> Rhoda Martin
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