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Re: [IP] Question for Paradigm users



When you 'rewind' the pump, it automatically measures the amount of insulin
in the reservoir.
Sean, mom of Jake, 9 (dx 07/01, pumping 01/02)
Grapevine, TX
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jennifer WH" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 4:49 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Question for Paradigm users


> I had the same question just the other day. I think
> that it rewinds itself and if your reservoir is
> filled, the machine does the numbers for you...I have
> only had the Paradigm for a couple of weeks, but
> assume that this is the way it works.
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> > Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 16:35:29 -0500
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> > Subject: [IP] Question for Paradigm users
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> > I just hooked upto my paradigm with saline and am
> > still playing with it,
> > getting to know it.  I havn't found anything in the
> > manual or work book
> > about the pump measuring the reservoir volume.  I
> > looked it up on the pump
> > and it says 127 units and that looks to be correct
> > on the reservoir.  my
> > question is does the pump read on its own how much
> > is in the reservoir??  I
> > know I had to enter in the volume on the 508 but
> > didn't for the paradigm,
> > does it know on its own or did I miss a step and the
> > pump just happened to
> > be on the right number by fluke??
> >
> > Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
> > with her blue paradigm "sure lance-a-lot" ( saline)
> >
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> > You fill the reservoir completely so there is no air
> > in it. The pump will
> > tell you the volume is 127 as noted. Contact your
> > pump educator if you are
> > not intending to fill to capacity. I don't know how
> > to create a vacuum
> > without air bubbles for that route.
> >
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