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Airport scanners can damage insulin pumps

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#1    Simbi Laveau

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:18 AM

http://www.naturalne...mps_damage.html


Insulin pumps may be damaged by going thru an airport security scanner .

Diabetes technology and therapeutics has published and article with findings about recent incidents of pump malfunctions,after being forced to go through a scanner by the TSA  


http://online.lieber...9/dia.2012.0220

Edited by Simbi Laveau, 23 November 2012 - 04:26 AM.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 05:20 AM

And I wonder was the TSSA would say about that? Will it be "ohh sorry, you can pass through then with no scan" or "then you can't fly. No plane for you!"... hmm :innocent:

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 06:57 AM

Geeze... that's not good.
I have a friend with that pump and frequently flies.





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