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Re: [IP] Re: Which pump



test mesage.  this is my first message so I want to make sur it works
Charisma :)

Susan2000 wrote:
> 
> Laura,
> 
> The MiniMed pump is already set up to program in tenths of units if you
> need to.  All you have to do is choose that increment from the "Setup
> Menu."
> 
>     ... Susan, dx 1/89
> 
>   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> > RoseLea wrote:
> >
> > > What do you do when you count carbs and they don't come out equally
> to 1
> or
> > > .5 unit of insulin?  Do you round up and down?
> >
> > My carb ratio is 1:12 for breakfast, 1:15 the rest of the day so I
> round
> > up or down.  If my carb ratio where higher, I would have the pump
> > changed to do a bolus in increments of .2 not .5.
> >
> > Joanne
> 
> Depending on how sensitive you are to insulin, you can have the
> Disetronic
> programmed with bolus increments as low as .1 .  I found out very
> quickly
> that I had much better control when I did as little rounding as
> possible,
> both with carbs and boluses.
> 
> Laura
> 
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