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[IP] Re: The occulsion threshold for Animas pump

I have been reading that the Animas pump has a lower occuslion threshold than the other pumps; I have been told that the threshold can be set at "1" unit or "3" units so that the pump will alarm with very little missing insulin.  That makes the Animas VERY attractive to me.  I wrote to Animas, and apparently there is no verifable "number of units" that causes the alarm; their specs are measured in other terms, but not in units of insulin.  Here is a quote of their reply:

Subject: Animas pump. 
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:22:26 -0500 
From: Betsy Norsworthy <email @ redacted> 
To: email @ redacted 

Thank you for your interest in the Animas insulin pump.  We cannot give an 
answer in units.  We measure occlusion detection with an algorithm that 
looks at changes in force over time.  Hopefully this will answer your 
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