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Re: [IP] Bolus Question ~~~~~
- Subject: Re: [IP] Bolus Question ~~~~~
- From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 12:19:38 +0000
> With the pump will I find that I want
> more flexibility than half unit increments?
Yes. For a small child, a unit of insulin may move her blood sugar
100 points or so. Therefore, 0.5 units is 50 points -- a bunch!
0.1 unit steps will reduce that to 10 units per increment, much more
manageable for a child.
>The manufacturer said they can
> set it to .1 but with a Disetronic this involves punching the button more
> often and would be much easier at a .5 setting. I am willing to change it if
> it is something we will end up using and fine tuning her snacks with.
> Please give me your thoughts and let me know as they can change it Monday
> morning before we start.
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