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Re: [IPk] minimed 508 problems



In message <001e01c26154$e3482b20$email @ redacted>, Diana Maynard
<email @ redacted> writes
>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

Nor to me ... but I didn't switch the pump off for half an hour as they
suggested ...

I do hope they've called back by now ...

If they haven't, I suggest you call the US emergency number, and get
them to have a pump waiting for you over the pond.

Best wishes,

Pat
>----- 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
>>    "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years
>time"
>>    (T. Pratchett)
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Pat Reynolds
email @ redacted
   "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years time" 
   (T. Pratchett)
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