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Re: [IP] Isig



yep, you nailed it



>________________________________
> From: Elizabeth Blake <email @ redacted>
>To: "email @ redacted" <email @ redacted> 
>Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 10:52 AM
>Subject: Re: [IP] Isig
> 
>----- Original Message -----
>
>> From: Terri Munson <email @ redacted>
>> 
>>T he isig is how strong the siginal is between your glucose sensor and your
>> pump.
>> I do not believe that it is related to BGLs or the age of the sensor.
>> Terri Munson
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>
>Actually, as your BG rises the isig will also rise, and as your BG falls so
 >does the isig. As the sensor ages you will usually see the isig decrease. With
a
>new sensor, the isig may be in the 20 range with a BG of 100. With an older
>sensor, you may see the isig in the double digits with a BG of 100. Once my
 >calibration factor (meter BG divided by the isig) hits the double digits I
know
>my sensor is not going to last much longer. It begins to really lag and not
 >catch any of the highs. A meter BG of 100 and an isig of 11 is not a good
sign.
>
>
>
>--
>Liz
>Type 1 dx 4/1987
>Minimed 723 Revel + CGMS
>.
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