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Re: [IP] MiniMed Remote Question



The remote with the MM508 allows you to bolus in .5 (half unit) increments.

Mel


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: " " <email @ redacted>
Reply-To: email @ redacted
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 20:45:23 -0400

>So you can not bolus in half units 
>with the remote from MiniMed?
>
>Anne, dx 4/67, pumping 
>1996
>
>Mom to Seth, 3 years old, dx 
>11/99
>
> 
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>
>From: BETH 
>GEARING  
>
>To: email @ redacted 
>
>Sent: 6/7/01 4:48:28 PM 
>
>Subject: Re: [IP] Women - what is the best 
>way to wear the pump?
>
>
>
>
>
>I use the remote on my Minimed 508 when I wear the pump on my 
>leg.   It looks
>
>like a car's key chain. I  could be at a lunch or dinner with 
>clients and I
>
>don't have to excuse myself to bolus if I use the remote.  It's 
>very discrete.
>
>The main disadvantage is you have to program units of 1.0, not 
>0.1   I have
>
>the pump set on vibrate so it doesn't beep when I program it.  I 
>don't think
>
>the other pumps have this feature, but for me, it is one of the main 
>reasons I
>
>bought the MM 508.  Other people have no use for a remote but I 
>use it all the
>
>time.
>
> 
>
>Beth
>
>    email @ redacted 06/07/01 04:23PM 
>   
>
>How do you bolus "in public" when wearing your pump in or clipped to 
>your
>
>bra?
>
>Much as I like wearing the pump (minus its clip) in my bra / do it at 
>home
>
>nearly all the time, I hate the thought of having to go to the ladies room 
>to
>
>bolus. I hate the image of "groping myself" to bolus even more!!
>
> 
>
>Thanks,
>
>Diane
>
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