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Re: [IPk] TheraSense Built-In PDA-Based Glucose Monitor



Pat, sorry to hear about your charcoal pump. Mines a nice blue, my favourite
colour, and I find it's a big hit with the girls!!

Get well soon,

Trendy Tony
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Reynolds" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 8:16 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] TheraSense Built-In PDA-Based Glucose Monitor


> In message <email @ redacted>, Diana
> Maynard <email @ redacted> writes
> >Hi folks
> >I thought this was quite interesting.
>
> Yes - but as someone who's wedded to her palm pilot, not much good!  I
> worry about such hook-ups between specific hardwares: we need dm stuff
> to be multi-platform!
>
> While I'm writing ... I do wish that minimed would develop a pc
> (?+palmtop) link which would allow me to programme the pump by calling
> up a screen, making adjustments, and hitting 'go do it!'.  I have a
> complicated basal pattern (well, not that complicated, basically, it
> hits pretty close to no insulin at around 5pm, no matter what I'm doing,
> and at around 10am it gets close to 0.7/hr if I'm out wandering over the
> Black Mountains for a week, and 1.0/hr if I'm lying in bed with a fever
> over 100 ... and it gently swings down from 10am to 5pm, and then kicks
> up after 5am (anyone else do a 0.1 to 0.8 over half an hour?).
>
> I _know_ I need to do a tweek - but reprogramming the 'exercising'
> 'normal' and 'sick' all up by a wee bit, a wee bit earlier (summertime,
> I guess) is a hassle, and I've been putting it off for over a month!
> 'Dragging' an on-screen curve, which would then translate into a
> programme would be so much better (so would a single profile increased
> and decreased by a percentage ... but I wasn't even given a choice of
> case colour, so it's stupid to think they'd offer a choice of pumps ...
> and anyway, at that time, I didn't know how my pattern altered (or
> rather, didn't alter, just increased or decreased) depending on health
> and activity.
>
> Not that I'm complaining (much) - I've had a really awful bug, and kept
> working, and had a bg averaging over 10 for a month - absolutely
> incredible!  Two years ago, it would have floored me, and been averaging
> at over 15.  So it's a boring charcoal ... who _cares_?  I'd walk the
> streets at King's Cross to keep it.
>
> Best wishes to all,
>
> Pat
> dm 30+, 508 1+, (not at all offended over the diet stuff - knew I'd been
> unclear as soon as I'd read your post!)
> --
> Pat Reynolds
> email @ redacted
>    "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years
time"
>    (T. Pratchett)
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