I encountered 3 faulty infusion sets when changing out my infusion set and reservoir for my pump during the past week. When I connected the set to the reservoir, no insulin flowed into the tubing. My pump immediately gave me a "No delivery" alarm, so I set aside the dud and used another. This morning, I had 2 faulty sets before connecting one that worked. I called Medtronics on both occasions and they are sending me replacement sets (These sets aren't cheap!) along with a pre-paid envelope to forward the malfunctioning sets to them for analysis. I use the Medtronic Quick-set Paradigm MMT-386 infusion set which comes in boxes of 10. The lot number on this particular box was 219202. This is the 1st time in a year that I've experienced such a problem. Has anyone else dealt with similar issues?
It has made me realize that if I go away on vacation, I must bring more sets than I think I will need for the duration of my stay…not happy to have the problem but glad it happened while I was home and had a supply readily available.
Just wanted to give pumpers a heads-up on this.
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