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Re: [IP] low basal rate



I'd trust minimed.  Why would a slow basal rate "jam" your pump and
suspending it not?  Maybe your doctor is thinking of  longer periods of time
at the low rate.

"email @ redacted (Evelyn Lieberman)" wrote:

> I have reduced my basal rate from .6 to .3 1 hour before I exercise.  My
> CDE and my doctor have both warned me that the pump will jam if it is
> set at a basal rate of less than .3.  I still run too low during my
> exercise sessions which normally last 2 hours.  Has anyone tried using a
> .2 or .1 setting and if so, have you had any problems of any kind?  For
> what time duration have you kept it below .3?  I am using a MM 507C.  MM
> has said it is okay to use a .2 setting.  I run high when I suspend it.
>
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