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Re: [IP] BG Testing after Dual Wave Bolus




----- Original Message -----
From: Melissa Howell <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 9:15 PM
Subject: 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. > > > Sometimes this is due to
insulin leaking from the old site wound.
> > 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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