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Re: [IP] Re: (IP) 5 unit threshold



 When the 530 shows no insulin n the screen, it isn't actually empty. Believe
me, you'll know if it's empty. It makes lots of noise. It's snout 8 units, I
think. It works like your car's gas tank. It isn't empty when the light comes
on.

Stacey M

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 > On Aug 30, 2016, at 22:15, Pamela Brown
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I have the 530g. I followed this same practice with several prior Minimed
> models too though.
> Sent from my iPad
> 
>>> On Aug 30, 2016, at 5:31 PM, insulin-pumpers-digest
>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> What kind of pump do you have, Pam?
>> 
>>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Pamela Brown
>>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> I set my low reservoir alarm at 5 units as I don't like to waste insulin
>> given
>>> its price. I intend to change the reservoir as soon as it gets to zero, but
 >>> often I forget and don't change until it shows zero for several hours since
>>> there's not a second alarm when it actually hits zero.  Sometimes I don't
 >>> change until the next morning even though it showed zero when I went to
bed.
>>> It still continues to pump and my blood sugars are usually fine, so
> obviously
>>> there is still enough insulin in the reservoir for the pump to be able to
>> push
>>> against. I've even bolused when it shows zero.
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