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Re: [IP] Re: Michael

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> Are you sure the following statement is true???
> Both pumps are functionally equivalent. However, the Disetronic can
> not do square bolus since it doesnt have a temp basal rate gadget.
> I do not understand the Square Bolus in the Minimed but Disetronic does have a
> Temporary Basal Rate Change. Could this be equivalent to the Square Bolus?

Not really. The Square Wave Bolus automatically gives you a higher rate
for a certain amount of time without you having to figure out details of
"normal basal + an extra amount = what I need". It's a convenience feature 
that seems to be rather effective in sime situations.

Ted Quick
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