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Re: [IPk] GlucoWatch



What do you mean

they are unable to supply autosensors indefinetly



----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Seitler <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 1:08 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] GlucoWatch


> Feedback from Cygnus is very ominous currently as they are unable to
supply
> autosensors indefinetly.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: DONALD ODONNELL <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2001 11:35 PM
> Subject: [IPk] GlucoWatch
>
>
> > Dear all
> >
> > I have had the watch since last Wednesday, the first day I had a nurse
> come to
> > go through the running of it and I found it not too hard.
> >
> > I did not have a problem on using the watch and I was hoping that it
would
> > work for me as I had heard that there has been a lot of people that it
has
> not
> > worked for.
> >
> > Anyway back to the first day, I thought the watch was working until
after
> a
> > period of 6 hours remember there is a warm up period of 3 hours.
> >
> > I started to get SKIP PRSP and the time come up,  on the watch.  This
> means a
> > perspiration skip the watch can not function in damp or hot place's,
just
> a
> > note I work in a kitchen.
> >
> > I got 3 reading of the same, in fact the watch did not work for me the
> first
> > day.
> >
> > The next time I put the watch on,  was that night 3 hours before bed to
> see if
> > it would work through the night, I got a few readings in the early part
of
> the
> > night  as the night pasted and morning arrived  06:30 it was time for me
> to
> > get up for work.
> >
> > I had a look at the watch reading and I did get a good few reading till
I
> > started to get low blood sugars and the watch must have alarmed but I
did
> not
> > hear it and after a few SKIP PRSP had showed up it turned off.
> >
> > I could still see all the readings that were on the watch before I
started
> to
> > sweet my way to morning.
> >
> > I have been getting SKIP readings for a couple of days.   I have been on
> the
> > phone to the company please note a free call everyday.
> >
> > I have found the guys and gals on the other end very kind and helpful.
> >
> > Today I was at home no work not plat just a day at home TV and a friend
> around
> > for lunch.
> > how did I get on today with the watch.
> >
> > Well I got over 23 readings, how ever near the end of the afternoon I
> started
> > to get a reading of CAL this message is asking me to enter a blood
glucose
> > reading form my normal meter and it did this over 5 times, there was
> something
> > going wrong I think so I got on the phone to the company and went
through
> the
> > readings that I got all day.
> >
> > They made a note of it and are going to forward them to someone who will
> how a
> > bit more.
> >
> > I asked the guy how long he had work there? 2 week he told me, so I am
> > prepared to wait for more help.
> >
> > Also after I took off the watch,  on the arm where I had the watch, as
the
> > company had told me.
> >
> > I had little burn like blisters, little red 1/2 inch dots where the
> > AutoSensor's pressed to the arm.
> >
> > I had to shave the arm, so the watch could be placed on the skin with no
> > interference from the body hair.
> >
> > Hope this help.
> >
> > More news will follow as I go through the testing of the watch.
> >
> > By the way my MiniMed pump arrives tomorrow or the next day so keep all
> that
> > information coming
> >
> > regards Donald
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