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Re: [IP] ideas for new pump features

My son has the Disetronic H-TronPlus and I thought it did go up to 50 
unit boluses, though I have the limit set lower to avoid overdosing 
my son.  But I could be wrong.  I do know it is waterproof.


>you asked:
>I would like to compile a list of new features that a pump should have, and
>send tham to MiniMed.
>Please post any ideas.
>my need:  I am type II diabetic who uses between 200-250 units/day 
>(Yes, it is a lot, but that amount works!...the variance depends on 
>what I eat, of course)....so anyway - i would like to have a pump 
>that holds more insulin  and can give larger boluses at a time (I 
>know I could get the factory to change this, but I won't do 
>this)....some meals take up to 50 units, I do 25 units at a 
>time....Not to mention me even trying to eat chocalot!!!!!  not 
>worth all of that insulin - rather have a potato!
>so anyway - my suggestion is to have a pump for type 2 who need to 
>take large amonts of insulin!   I have a minimed 508 and am happy 
>with all features of it, except not waterproof (I have case).
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