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Re: [IP] MiniMed Remote Question



Yes!  We use the minimed remote all the time with Rachel and it does
increments of .25 I just count the beeps-- 4 beeps per unit!
.

Missi
Mom to Rachel and Blossom


----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>

> 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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