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Re: [IP] pumping questions

> >My nurse practitioner told me some people with
> >extremely low basal rates (.1 and .2) may do
> >better on the Disetronic since the MiniMed
> >delivers basal insulin less times per hour on
> >low basal rates.  This is the only comment I
> >have heard her make about either pump being
> >better.
> I have no experience with basal rates that low... I wonder if anyone else
> on the list would like to comment. I know that we have a number of children
> on pumps that have very low rates... I don't know how they handle this and
> which brands they use.

Lily ran a basal rate of ZERO fro 5 hours a day when she frist started 
pumping. There were never any problems. She used a bent needle at the 
time and a MM506
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/