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Re: [IP] RE: Paradigm Upgrade



Using that kind of logic, you could say that a pump that delivers 24 u/day
can accomplish 1u/hr.

Not quite the same thing.  An average delivery rate used as a measure of
success isn't going to work very well for someone who needs very little
insulin.

--- email @ redacted wrote:
> Actually, no.  The 511 was CAPABLE, mechanically speaking, of delivering .05 
> units. This was documented on diabetesnet.com, for example. This was to 
> accommodate the U-200 insulin.  However, the software implemented in the 511 
> only allowed setting basal rates by .1 unit increments.  The mechanicals have
> 
> not changed...just the software.
> 
> But, you are right...doing a .1 one hour and 0.0 the next would be a way to 
> accomplish .05 units/hour on the 511 without the software upgrade.
> 
> Ryan
> 
> 
> >If it is NOT a mechanical change, then it is STILL delivering 0.1 
> >units (U-100) per stroke.   All the rest is just the semantics of the 
> >software.   So if you wanted to receive 0.05 an hour, you would basal 
> >0.1 one hour and 0.0 the next to have the "equivalent" of 0.05 per 
> >hour.
> >
> >George    
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