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Re: [IPk] minimed 508 problems



Hi Pat
I'm waiting for them to call back so I can arrange a replacement pump......
I've tried the new batteries and it didn't make any difference.
Di
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Reynolds" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2002 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] minimed 508 problems


> Get them to send you a replacement pump NOW.
>
> This may be cured by taking out the batteries, putting in a new set of
> batteries in half an hour or so .... but you don't want to find as Bev
> and I did that it's a more serious problem!
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Pat
>
>
> In message <000701c2613f$1f3fbd20$email @ redacted>, Diana Maynard
> <email @ redacted> writes
> >Hi folks
> >Has anyone had this problem before?
> >When I press either the SEL or the top right button, the screen goes
blank
> >and then acts as if the battery has just been put in (flashes a whole
mass
> >of things on the screen, then says Ver 08b and then goes back to normal)
but
> >doesn't let me do anything. So I can't bolus at all. It's been happening
> >randomly since last night - sometimes one of the buttons will work,
> >sometimes they won't.
> >I've just had breakfast and managed to get it to give me half a unit in
half
> >an hour of trying. Still trying to take the other 2 units!
> >
> >Just rung Medtronic and the person I spoke to had never heard of an
insulin
> >pump! But she has passed my details onto someone who is going to ring me
> >back, with any luck!
> >
> >Of course it's the weekend, and I'm off to the US on Tuesday, so I don't
> >want to be pumpless when I go!!!
> >Di
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> --
> Pat Reynolds
> email @ redacted
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