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Re: [IP] MM CGMS start up time

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From: "Barbara Ziegler" <email @ redacted> 

>The point is, the 2 hour wait for first 
> calibration is only necessary when the sensor has just been inserted. 


 You are absolutely correct. If, however, you leave the sensor in for more than
7 days, the transmitter will need to be recharged. When the transmitter is
reconnected after charging, it will wait the 2 hours again to be calibrated. The
sensor lasts for 3 days, the transmitter for 7 days. When the sensor dies after
3 days (and on the 6th day), you can calibrate immediately.

 However, if you leave it in for 7 days, the transmitter will die, and it will
have to be recharged. When you plug it back in, you will have to wait 2 hours to

I sure hope this isn't too confusing, but it's a fact.


dx 1985 at age 32 
MM 522 8/07 
CGMS 12/07
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