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Re: [IP] BG Testing after Dual Wave Bolus



Thanks Jan for clearing that up.  I was hesitant about replying b.c. i
wasn't sure if it was on the 507.  I knew my old 506 didn't have it.  :)

Mel and pumpy
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 9:20 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] BG Testing after Dual Wave Bolus


> In a message dated 10/1/00 8:03:51 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> << This feature is only on a MM508. >>
>
> It's also on my 507C.
>
> Jan and Elvis
>
> But, to answer Carol's question, the square-wave bolus allows you to
spread
> out your bolus over a period of time. The dual-wave allows you to program
a
> bolus that gives you part of your insulin right now and the rest spread
out.
> For example, if you eat a couple of pieces of pizza, you could program
your
> pump to give you part of your bolus now to handle the initial carb intake
and
> spread the remainder out over, say, a 4-hour period to handle the slower
carb
> absorption rate caused by the fat.
>
> Jan and Elvis
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