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RE: [IP] Download from Pump
For more information about downloading information from your pump see:
MiniMed Solutions combines information downloaded from your pump with
information downloaded from your meter (currently Lifescan and Roche
meters)into graphs and reports.
Remember that to use this software, you will need the Com-Station.
I don't know if the software or the com-station is already available to the
general public but it wont be cheap - a MiniMed representative told me the
Com-station would cost somewhere between 300-400$ (in Belgium) ...
The CGMS (Continuous Glucose Monitor) uses the same Com-Station and maybe
the same software(MiniMed Solutions), so check at your local diabetes
healthcare center if a CGMS/Com-Station is available ...
Last month I was hooked up to a CGMS and afterwards we tried if the
installed software could read my 508-pump but it didn't work: I think they
need to upgrade to a newer version of the software. I will try to contact
the MiniMed representative and check this.
There was some other software that claimed to be able to read the MiniMed
507c/508 pumps: Mellitus Manager (http://www.metamedix.com/insulin_pump.htm)
but when you go to the download page, they say that Mellitus Manager has
From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
Of Peter Helmers
Sent: zaterdag 16 december 2000 16:35
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IP] Download from Pump
According to the 508 owners manual, "The Remote Programmer contains a
transmitter that sends signals to a receiver in your 508 pump."
And their specifications page on the Internet
(http://www.minimed.com/files/508/specs.htm) says the remote programmer
"uses radio frequency to program pump under clothing."
Hope this helps...
- Peter Helmers
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