Re: [IP] No Wonder!
OK--that's the one that probably saved my life 2 years ago, when I passed out
at the foot of the bed (must have gotten up to check BG but I don't remember)
and was lying on the floor with the pump alarming continuously (I do have a CGM
but the alarm isn't loud enough) with BG below 40 for at least 8 hours. Managed
to come to enough to crawl back to bed and take 4 glucose tablets then conked
out for another 7 hours and woke up high.
On Apr 28, 2011, at 4:47 AM, Elizabeth Blake wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Marshall <email @ redacted>
>> No wonder my am bg is out of site, "Auto Off" on the Revel for 4
>> hours turns
>> the delivery off for 4 hours, not the alarms! Guess I should have RTFM!
> The Auto Off feature has been on all of my Paradigm pumps (715, 722, Revel)
> has nothing to do with CGMS. It's a supposed safety feature that will
> automatically turn off the pump if you don't press any buttons in a set
> of time. I guess that is in case you pass out, after X hours it stops
> My CDE set it up for 12 hours when I got my first pump. It went off once as I
> was getting on the bus to go to work. I had eaten dinner the night before and
> skipped breakfast, so I never needed to bolus for a long time. No CGMS then
> I didn't bother manually entering BGs unless I was going to bolus because
> first pump didn't remember them anyway.
> To shut off CGMS alarms you have to use the option within the sensor menu.
> can not shut off the general pump alarms like Low Reservoir, Low Battery etc.
> Type 1 dx 4/1987
> Minimed 723 Revel + CGMS
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