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Re: [IP] New Minimed Pump Info

At 8:14 AM -0400 6/28/03, email @ redacted wrote:
>  Yes I had a point! I meant that if some people have a basal of 0.0 then
>worrying about crystalization on a basal of 0.1u every 17minutes, obviously
>shouldn't be a big worry.
>Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
>Pumping Nov.12/02 - Blue Paradigm
>  > You do have a point there, Summer.  50% of 0.0 does seem like
>  > nothing!    ;>)
>  That would be a tenth every 1028 seconds or a little over 17 minutes.
>  > At what point would you start to develop problems with insulin
>  > crystallization?

Yes, You may not have much worry, but this does introduce the YMMV 
factor.  As case in point, a post earlier this morning:

At 9:12 AM -0400 6/28/03, email @ redacted wrote:
>Hi Peter thanks for writing back..  We are currently using U50.  Tried the
>Novolg and was still clogging.  The lowest basal is 0.0 at 12mid., 2 am , and
>4am.  The highest basal is 0.4.  So the daytime basals vary.  Carb ratios vary
>too, 1:28 to 1:50 depending on the time of day.  Have not tried any other
>  infusion sets. I'm thinking of another pump mabey. I am so 
>confused. I want to
>  help my son and get him on the right track. I hate it when he is 
>high due to a
>clogged catheter.
>Krista Nastro
>Mom to Anthony 2 1/2 Pumping w/Paradigm 4/7/03

George     :>)
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