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Re: [IP] 48 basal rates



Kornfeld, Avner wrote:
> 
> As one who designs integrated circuits - you have transistor budget for more
> than 48 individual basal rates, this is really not important.
> To have various basal rate programs (week days, weekend, summer, winter,
> days with high level of exercise activity, etc) is more important.
> 
> I hope that MiniMed R&D people are reading this digest.
> 
> Avner
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sam Skopp [mailto:email @ redacted]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 1999 6:31 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] 48 basal rates
> 
> At 06:19 PM 08/02/1999  email @ redacted wrote:
> >Susan wrote:
> >
> > > For those who aren't up on things, the new MiniMed 507C
> > > lets you program a basal rate up to EVERY HALF-HOUR.
> > > That's 48 basal rates per day!
> >
> >And i personally PITY THE FOOL (medical professional or diabetic alike) who
> >feels this type of control is beneficial to either your physical body or
> your
> >mental state!!!!
> 
> Probably designed by the same people that put in all those features in your
> VCR that you never use. :-)
> 
> Sam
> (If people were more like robots we could get much better control).
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With a Disetronic, it only takes a few minutes to alter basal rates for
any reason you choose (week end etc).  
Gary Taylor (been pumping for 4 1/2 years, diabetic for 49 years)
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