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Re: [IP] dexcom VS minimed >> Nikos


I already know this because I have the 515.  What I wanted to know is 
how the entries for *CGM calibration* are made, either manually, as 
described, or via RF or direct link with a glucometer, and if so, which one.

Antonio in LA,Age 40, Type 1 since 1993
MiniMed Paradigm 515, OneTouch Ultra, MiniMed Carelink and PAL software

George E Eberhardt wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Antonio" <email @ redacted>
>> I have enjoyed and appreciated your posts with all the informative and
>> helpful information aboug CGM.  I was viewing a picture of the Dexcom
>> and saw that it was directly connected to a glucometer -- a OneTouch
>> Ultra -- for calibration.  This is much different than the way the MM
>> CGM was when it was calibrated (before the Paradigm and the RT).  With
>> it, you had to manually enter your finger stick BG into the CGM receiver
>> using the up and down arrow keys.  Is this how you do it with the RT, or
>> is it done through a direct connect with a glucometer, or wirelessly
>> through the pump's reading of the glucometer?
> With the 522 and 722 you can either enter BG values as you describe OR you
> can use the wireless BD  BG meter.  So it depends on your BG meter choice.
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