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Re: [IP] New Minimed Pump Info

HI Tina,
Great info can you tell us will users of the current Paradigm be able to
upgrade there software to use these extra features. I Have version 2 right
now. thanks mike
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tina Parkhurst" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 1:49 AM
Subject: [IP] New Minimed Pump Info

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> Hi there folks,
> I just came from the Minimed headquarters this evening.  They are doing
> usability testing on the new pump and materials that are due for release
> sometime in the next few months most likely - the new Paradigm 512.
> added a few new features that are actually pretty nice (especially the
> 'bolus wizard').
> Changes from the Paradigm 511:
> 1) Bolus Wizard
> - A new feature that helps you calculate your bolus amount - takes into
> consideration previous boluses, blood glucose readings, and meals.
> - If the Bolus Wizard is turned on, the pump will also accept BG readings
> from the Paradigm Link Glucose meter (nifty looking little meter by BD -
> sends readings to the pump remotely).  One of the facilitators there
> suggested that the meter would actually be included with the pump.
> 2) BG reminder
> - The BG reminder is an optional feature that beeps or vibrates to remind
> you ti check your BG after a bolus.
> 3) Temporary Bolus
> - Temporary bolus can be either insuling rate/hour or a percent of your
> current basal rate.
> 4) Alarm Clock
> - The alarm clock allows you to set up to eight alarms throughout the day
> remind you of an event or activity.
> 5) Low reservoir warning
> - The warning is adjustable and can be set for a specified number of
> units or hours of insulin remaining.
> 6) Alarm and bolus history
> - The history features now allow you to select an item and view the
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