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  • Lisa Salberg
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    The GEM's are not having any problems. This is a problem that is specific to the Marquis line and only for a specific manufacturing period up through 2003.

    Lisa

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  • Linda
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    Heather, let us know what you learn. I do hope you are feeling better. Linda

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  • heather
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    The only thing I've been thinking of is that my device is a GEM III 7276 and the one they're talking about is a Marquis line. Are these two different models? Maybe some of the GEM's are having problems too. I don't know. I'm just rambling now.......

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    started a topic Article on faulty batteries in Medtronic Devices

    Article on faulty batteries in Medtronic Devices

    I got this article from another list I'm on. I have to call Medtronic in the morning to see if my device is one of the ones w/ faulty battery. I would say so, since out of the blue my battery is dying. I'm worried because in this article it says the battery can completely deplete in a matter of days! I'm wondering if this is causing my dizziness and fatigue. I will let you know what they say in the morning at Medtronic. Here's the shortcut to the article.

    Heather

    http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-02-12T012924Z_01_N11525845_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-HEALTH-MEDTRONIC-DC.XML[/url]
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