Re: [IPk] Repeated occlusion alarms
Have you tried a new batch of reservoirs? I had this problem once with out of
date cartridges where the lubricant wasn't lubricating and so the plunger was
stickng. Could be dodgy batch? It might also be a pump fault causing the plunger
to stick? Very frustrating.
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> On 24 Mar 2014, at 07:55, Rhoda Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Sadly no. I can be walking in a supermarket, asleep in bed, working at my
> computer, walking round a plant nursery on a warm day, reading a book,
> TV... I've not been fit enough to go kayaking which currently is indoors in a
> swimming pool but next month we return to the lake and river...
> Thanks for the suggestion.
> I'm starting to wonder whether my body is having problems with the Teflon
> cannula. I'm awaiting a couple of straight insert steel or whatever metal
> to try.
> Rhoda Martin
>> On 24 Mar 2014, at 06:44, Cathy Taylor <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> I have found if you go from a cold room to a warm room (or outside to in on
>> 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
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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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