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Re: [IP] low basal rate



I wouldn't think the pump would jam but the infusion set could become occluded
due to lack of flow.
Donna

Sam Skopp wrote:
> 
> At 11:41 AM 6/3/1999  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 have not heard that the current pump models will jam because a low basal
> rate. We have many children on the pump with some pretty low rates and they
> seem to be quite successful. Possibly this was a problem with earlier
> models... If MiniMed says its OK, then I'd trust that response.
> 
> Sam
> 
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