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Re: [IP] Re:Paradigm



Since all of your other questions have been answered, I'll just skip to the
last one.  You are supposed to have a full supply already on hand for your
new paradigm since you will be leaving with the paradigm and leaving your
old one behind.

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Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 12:20 PM
Subject: [IP] Re:Paradigm


> Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 11:35:50 -0700
> From: "Lisa Stevenson" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Paradigm
>
> I will be upgrading to the paradigm in two weeks.  I have a few question
> for
> all of you who have been paradigming....
>
> 1.    How many minutes after the battery warning do you have to replace
the
> batteries before all your settings get blanked out?  And what kind of
> batteries does it use?
> One minute.
>
> 2.    How many units of insulin do you use to prime your tubing?
> Depends upon the length of your tubing. I use about 5 or six units with
the
> 24" set up.
>
> 3.    Can you change your set, without changing the tubing and reservoir
> (if
> you still have enough insulin, but the set just needs to be changed)?
> I do it all the time.
>
> 4.    Can you get the paradigm wet in salt water?
> Minimed does not warn against using this pump in saltwater. They only
> mention 30 minutes at depths of 8 ft or less.
>
> 5.    What kind of clip does it have and what kind of case to you get with
> it?
> The pump does not have a clip on it. It comes with a hard plastic sleeve
> like clip that will snap onto your belt and also comes with a soft case.
>
> 6.    The next step upgrade letter states that I need to bring 3 Paradigm
> reservoirs and 3 Paradigm infusion sets.  Do I have to buy a whole box
> before
> the class?  I had Minimed send me a few samples of each, but they only
sent
> 2
> of each.
> They probably want you to have three for trial and rehearsal. During my
> class I only used one of each.
>
> Thanks for any input,
> Lisa
>
> Your welcome for the input.
> Mike Chambers
> Lebanon, ME
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