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Fw: [IPp] pump comparison

> > In a message dated 2/25/2002 7:06:45 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> > email @ redacted writes:
> >
> >
> > > the Paradigm delivers in 0.05 unit steps
> > >
> >
> > Are you sure of that?  I was told it will deliver .10 not .05 units.
> >  Please confirm that; if it is true, that is good news.  As far as I
> > know, only the Animas delivers in .05 steps.
> >
> From the info provided in one of the chats, it appears this is the
> case. The original plan was to have the Paradigm use U200 insulin and
> deliver in 0.1 unit steps. this implies that it is capable of
> delivering in 0.05u steps with U100 insulin. I don't know what the
> thing actually does, I've never seen one. MM should really answer the
> question.
> email @ redacted

The Paradigm user manual is available on the MM web page
and a careful reading indicates that the basals and boluses can be
set/delivered with 0.1 u resolution. I think this is a programming "feature"
rather than a mechanical limitation like with the earlier pumps.

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