Posted on March 6, 2011 at 6:00pm
I am a biomedical engineer and a user of the medtronic paradigm 522 insulin pump. I have recently ran into the dreaded button error that many people have with this specific pump. I have devised a work-around to make the pump usable again (until a replacement is sent.)
If you peel back the adhesive cover for the buttons, you will see the circuit and metallic part for the buttons..
The button error is caused by moisture getting in between the silver metal and gold contact.… Continue