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Re: [IP] Basal question

> How often does the MiniMed 508 deliver a basal?  Does it depend on
> the basal rate?  

yes, the delivery requirement per hour is divided up evenly over the 
hour into discrete 0.1 unit boluses.

Lily's basal corrections are started an hour before the effect is 
wanted (she uses H). When she used R, it was 2 hours.

See the basal simulator at 

"Insulin Pumpers Basal Rate Estimator"

To get a feel for the kind of change that would be expected for most 


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