Re: [IPk] Temp rates
I haven't read all the threads on this question but, for a while, when a
basal rate of 0.05u/hr seemed too high for Edward, I reduced it further by
setting 0.05 for 30mins and 0.0 for 30mins.
Jane. Mum to Ed (4)
----- Original Message -----
From: "June Searle" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Temp rates
> As my main problem is the same as Sue's I have been interested to see this
> way of using the Paradigm to get unusual basal rates. Can you tell me the
> lowest I would be able to set a basal for at night using percentages and
> temporary basal rates?
> The problem I see with this method is that from Jackie's booklet, it
> appears that the rate would have to be set every day or night to achieve
> this. Am I correct? If the rate is required permanently, it would appear
> very difficult to use this method.
> Sue do you think it would solve your problem?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jackie Jacombs" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 12:20 PM
> Subject: RE: [IPk] Temp rates
>> Hi Simon/Andrea
>> I find the setting the temp basals on the Paradigm slightly confusing.
>> usually sets these up if we only need a small increase or we have found
>> that a
>> certain percentage increase is not making enough difference and its not
>> what basal percentage is actually going to be delivered. He has mention
>> sometimes going into the screen and increasing the basal rate by , say
>> 10% ,
>> results in no change at all. He then checks the screen to see what the
>> pump has
>> worked that out as. Or he might have said that the there is no
>> between choosing a temp basal of 120% or 125%. I may have misunderstood
>> what he
>> said, as it didn't really make sense to me. However, as I am definitely
>> mathematically challenged, I just assumed it was something normal that I
>> grasp. I do see what you mean though about the increase or decrease.
>> Terry is
>> out on a long bike ride otherwise I would ask him to explain it properly
>> There are two way in which you can set up a temp basal either a
>> percentage of
>> basal or an insulin rate. You have to switch between one or the other.
>> Currently we find it easier to use the percentage as Sasha can quickly
>> or decrease by a percentage without having to calculate the actual basal
>> per hour.
>> I think that the amount must round down. I believe that the Animas pump
>> maybe the Cozmo have much smaller basal rate increments.
>> This is the user guide for the 512/712 the blurb about the temp basal
>> rates is
>> show on pages 105 onwards on the PDF doc.
>> If I have explained this incorrect please will someone else who has this
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On
>>> Behalf Of simon fraser
>>> Sent: 05 July 2006 11:48
>>> To: email @ redacted
>>> Subject: [IPk] Temp rates
>>> Can someone please explain to me how the temp rate works on the
>>> On the Cozmo we can set a temp rate in increments of 5% of the original
>> > rate eg 110% temp rate on a basal rate of 0.25 would give a temp basal
>> > rate
>> > 0.275. The whole basal pattern would be increased by 10%. Does this not
>>> with the Paradigm?
>>> Ive been trying to explain to Sue how to achieve a tiny increase in
>> > Either Im not explaining myself very well or the Paradigm works
>> > differently
>>> the Cozmo!
>>> Andrea, mam to Oliver 5 dxd Jun02 pumping Cozmo Aug05, partner to Simon
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