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Re: [IP] 530 pump fact



Hmmmm

Wonder how this is for other brands, models :)

Inquiring minds
MMS

 > On Jan 10, 2014, at 1:36 PM, Steven Schoch
<schoch6+email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> The following tidbit of information is for users of Minimed CGMs with OCD
> :-)
> 
> The CGM receivers (like the Paradigm Revel, Guardian, or 530G) will only
> work for 3 (or 6) days at a time, while the transmitter will relay readings
> from the sensor for 7 days. Every Minimed CGM user knows that you can
> simply activate the "New Sensor" function after your CGM tells you the
> sensor is done to get few more days (up to 7 days, when the transmitter
> stops). Of course the FDA won't let your trainer tell you this, but we find
> out somehow.
> 
> I didn't like the fact that scrolling the CGM history through one of these
> 3 (or 6) day periods would show a gap of 2 or 3 "Warm Up" readings in the
> middle.
> 
> The way to get a continuous stream of readings every 5 minutes is this:
> 
> 1. Shortly before the 3 (or 6) days are up, do a calibration.
> 2. Exactly 10 minutes later, do a "New Sensor".
> 
> The CGM then won't ask you to calibrate again, but will show the
> calibration value without any gaps.
> 
> Like I said, this doesn't really matter, it's just to make the graph look
> pretty.
> 
> -- 
> Steve
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