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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade



Larry, i would hold up on the upgrade, its my understanding that these
upgrades were supposed to
be passed along to us 511 owners.

care to join us.

jimb









At 05:39 PM 8/19/03 -0500, you wrote:
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>Do you know what kind of blood meter comes with the
>512 and what strips does it use.  I have the 511 and will
>upgrade for $450.  email @ redacted
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "jim b" <email @ redacted>
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 5:38 PM
>Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade
>
>
>> Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
>> Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1 or $2 per month is
>> needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
>> of the diabetes community. Please visit:
>>
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>> Speaking of upgrades, when i decided to go with MM, i was told that all
>> future upgrades
>> would be at no cost.  I AM GONNA HOLLER HERE>
>>
>> I met with my CDE last week and she is pissed, she was also told that all
>> of the upgrades
>> would be passed onto those who purchased the 511's.
>>
>> Its my understanding that this is not gonna happen, if you want them that
>> are at an additional
>> cost.
>>
>> Mimimed best be prepared, you cannot do this without suffering some sort
>of
>> a backlash.
>>
>> I intend to pursue this with them shortly.
>>
>> anyone else interested in some sort of unified effort...????????
>>
>>
>>
>> jimb
>>
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>> At 11:04 AM 8/19/03 -0500, you wrote:
>> >Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
>> >Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1 or $2 per month is
>> >needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
>> >of the diabetes community. Please visit:
>> >
>> >    http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
>> >
>> >Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail
>> >
>> >The features which appeal to me mos about the "new" paradigm isn't the
>> >corrections or the bolus wizard, but the finer basal rates, the ability
>to
>> >set temp basals in percentages (this is useful if you have as complex of
>a
>> >basal profile as I do!), and the ability to set alarms to remind me to
>test
>> >at a certain amount of time after a bolus.
>> >
>> >I probably will upgrade, but the meter feature isn't something I think I
>> >would use.  That and I'm not even sure if the strips are covered under my
>> >insurance because they do not show up in my insurance's online pharamacy
>> >(Caremark/RxRequest).  I can calculate meal boluses and corrections with
>90%
>> >accuracy (the only exceptions are when I miscalculate carbs, and this new
>> >system won't help that),
>> >
>> >Sarah
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