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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V2 #675

>>Lee wrote:

>>Unfortunately, the Minimed pumps don't allow you to suspend a
>>square-wave bolus in progress and give yourself enough insulin to cover
>>the food you hadn't planned to eat.  All you can do is wait till the sq.
>>wave bolus is finished and then manually bolus the extra insulin.  

>I understand the problem you are referring to here, but you CAN stop a
>square wave.  If you put the pump in Suspend mode, it will cancel any bolus
>being delivered.  Then, you have to calculate how much of the square wave
>has not been delivered yet, add in the amount of the bolus for the
>additional food and set it up again.  For me, this is cumbersome, but I've
>done it when I REALLY wanted another slice of pizza!

My point exactly.  You can, as you say, "stop a square wave," but you
can't suspend it, do a manual bolus, then resume the sq wave bolus in

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