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Medtronic 640g Remote Bolus

Remote Bolus | Medtronic Diabetes

Remote Bolus | Medtronic Diabetes

Device: MiniMed 630G insulin pump (MMT-1715K) Remote Bolus allows you to send a Normal Bolus or Preset Bolus remotely from your meter. When the MiniMed 630G insulin pump is connected to the ContourNEXT LINK 2.4 meter, it allows you to deliver a remote bolus from the pump. The Remote Bolus option on your pump must be turned on. 2. Press down to Utilities and press select. 4. Select On when the Remote Bolus screen appears. Do not calculate a bolus using a blood glucose meter results taken from an Alternative Site (palm) or from a control solution test. Follow these steps to deliver a bolus from your meter: 1. If you have tested, press Bolus on the meter while the test result is displayed 2. Select Manual Bolus. If you have a Preset Bolus set in your pump, it can also be delivered from the meter.* 3. Use the UP button on the meter to set the bolus amount. 4. Press Yes to send the bolus from the meter to your pump. 5. A confirmation screen will appear on the meter. 6. The bolus delivery appears on the pump as it is delivering. Continue reading >>

Insulin Pump Rundown

Insulin Pump Rundown

Choosing an insulin pump doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process. Should you go with a more traditional pump where you can monitor your insulin levels directly? Are you looking for a model that works with a BGM monitor and allows you to administer insulin via a remote? Maybe you need a pump that offers integration with a CGM system. What about size? Color? To use tubes or not to use tubes? Presenting the options so you can find out what pump best fits your lifestyle is our goal. So, with several models on the market, let us help you sort through the choices by taking a look at what’s available and breaking down the various features of each. We’ve separated the pumps into four categories: pumps that incorporate or work with a Blood Glucose Monitor (BGM) and offer Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), pumps with just CGM capability, pumps with just a BGM, and standalone pumps that don’t work with a BGM or offer CGM. Hybrid Closed-Loop System The 670 G system is the newest member to the Medtronic pump family and the first hybrid closed-loop system. In other ways, it is a like a “basal modulator” where you have to still bolus but it predicts your basal rate. Every 5 minutes, the auto-mode option (hybrid closed-loop) automatically adjusts basal insulin delivery based on your sugar levels to keep you range. It is excellent at catching lows because it stops your insulin dosage 30 minutes before you reach your pre-selected low limits, then it will automatically restart insulin when your levels recover. Possible concerns: excessive alerts and extended menu that needs clearing. Only approved for ages 14+ because it has a total daily dose requirement of at least 8 units a day. Feeling of loss of control of management with closed-loop system. Pumps with BGM and CGM ca Continue reading >>

Prerequisites Pazaan/600seriesandroiduploader Wiki Github

Prerequisites Pazaan/600seriesandroiduploader Wiki Github

API_SECRET - remember this item must be at least 12 characters long Make sure the type for all the above is 'Custom' Deploy your site using the Github repository Please complete all of the steps listed above Once you have successfully created a Nightscout website you'll see a black web page showing time and dashes when viewing your website in a browser If you wish to see the pump IOB in your Nightscout website, you will need to deploy the dev branch You do not need to enter the Dexcom settings You do not need to enable the Medtronic Connect plugin See this info about minimum Android features and compatible devices This needs to be Micro-USB Male to USB A Female, and is used to connect the CNL meter to the Android device. e.g. ) It is strongly recommended to use a spare CNL meter for uploading data from your 600 Series pump, although you can use your main meter if required. Ensure that the batteries are in a good state of charge on all the devices On your pump check that the time is set correctly Glucose readings with timestamps from the future will cause problems for your Nightscout website! The CNL meter and the pump must be been paired / 'connected' with each other ( watch the instruction video or follow the steps below) Place the Contour Next Link 2.4 meter and the 600 Series pump near each other Go to Setup > Pump Options > Connect to pump Go to Menu > Utilities > Device Options > Connect Device Scroll through the Auto Connect instructions The pump will begin searching for the meter The meter and pump will both show that they are Searching. This can take up to 2 minutes. Check that the serial number of the discovered device matches your meter If the serial numbers match, select Confirm Check that the serial number of the discovered device matches your pump Although Continue reading >>

Medtronic 640g Remotebolus

Medtronic 640g Remotebolus

Ive had quite a few people ask me about the remote bolus functionality on the 640G pump. With the 640G pump you get as part of the kit a BG meter : the Contour Next 2.4. This meter can be used to do a remote bolus to the 640G so if you use this meter already, you wont be able to use your old one. (Note, the Contour Next Meter it also is the new way to download the pump data to Carelink, but more on that another time.) In order to use the remote bolus feature you must first set up some data on the pump: 3) Then select the pre-set bolus you want to set. They are: Bolus 1, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack. 4) Change the Bolus amount to the number of units you want the pre-set to have. You cannot use the wizard, so you will have to work out the units per carbs or use the wizard a different time make a note of it and enter it here. Be careful you get this right is you have different carb ratios for different times of the day. 5) You can set this as a normal bolus, or if you have square/dual wave bolus on then it will give you the option to pick this. We have Square wave set only, which is why it only shows that. To remotely deliver the bolus getthe Contour Next Meter (2.4) 1) Switch on the meter and select Bolus 2) You can use one of the pre-sets, or deliver a manual bolus (you cannot use the bolus wizard remotely). 3) For Manual Bolus increase the amount of insulin you want to deliver (up to your max bolus amount). Press ok. 4) Click Yes to deliver the bolus. Or no to cancel. You can cancel out and it confirms to you that the bolus was not given. The Presets are delivered in almost the same way, except the screen looks like this: it will only show you the pre-sets that have been set up on the pump: And that is how you deliver a remote bolus on the 640G pump. Any questions, Continue reading >>

Medtronic Launches Minimed 640g Insulin Pump With Smartguard Technology

Medtronic Launches Minimed 640g Insulin Pump With Smartguard Technology

Medtronic launches MiniMed 640g insulin pump with SmartGuard technology Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 8:32 AM | By: Sue Marshall The 640g is the latest in the MiniMed range from Medtronic Diabetes Care . It brings joins other contenders in the insulin pump arena in having a colour screen but also carries on board a newly patented technology called SmartGuard. This is a closed-loop system whereby insulin delivery is automatically suspended by the pump if the associated CGM measures a low glucose reading. Working with Medtronics own CGM technology the Guardian Link Transmitter featuring Enlite sensors. The pump receives this information and based on settings inputted specifically for the individual concerned, the pump stops insulin delivery and by doing so can avert the person from having a hypo. Also referred to as low glucose suspend, trials have proven that this system has been helping diabetics to make it through the night without having a hypo (81% on a recent trial at a London hospital reported a reduction in hypoclycaemic events). The MiniMed 640g comes in five colours and the model is also waterproof and comes with a Bayer Contour Next Link II a blood test meter that also doubles are a remote bolus controller. When a blood test reading is taken, its possible to administer a bolus using wi-fi from the meter to the pump for easier daily diabetes management. Users set their own limits for either the low glucose suspend on the SmartGuard technology as well as for any low or high blood glucose alerts on the CGM system. Having an improved remote way to bolus means users can hide their pump if needed, whereas previously they would have had to be able to access it to administer a bolus. With a new menu and completely different screen, the navigation of the 640g i Continue reading >>

Press Release | Newsroom | Medtronic

Press Release | Newsroom | Medtronic

Medtronic Leads Progress Toward an Artificial Pancreas for People with Diabetes Available MiniMed 640G System Accelerate Progress PARIS - February 18, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) is advancing the development and commercialization of artificial pancreas technology with new research demonstrating progress toward future innovations and new systems coming to market. The first clinical study results on Medtronic's Hybrid Closed Loop system will be presented at the upcoming Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 8th Annual Meeting being held at CNIT Paris La Defense from February 18-21, 2015. In addition, new data on the MiniMed 640G system is being presented, following the beginning of a global roll out of the system last month. The most sophisticated integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in the world, MiniMed 640G includes SmartGuard technology and provides advanced protection against hypoglycemia1 (low blood glucose). The system is the first in the world to both automatically suspend insulin delivery when sensor glucose levels are predicted to approach a low limit and resume insulin delivery once sensor glucose levels recover. The system includes the enhanced Enlite(TM) sensor, which continuously monitors glucose levels with accuracy and comfort2,3. It also incorporates a new insulin pump design to provide convenient diabetes management with a simple user interface, full-color screen, waterproofing4 and remote bolus. "As a commercially-available product, MiniMed 640G comes closest to mimicking the functions of a healthy pancreas for people with diabetes by shutting off insulin delivery before hypoglycemia occurs," said Francine Kaufman, M.D., chief medical officer and vice president, global medical, clinical & health Continue reading >>

Three Months With The Medtronic 640g Time For A Review And Comparison With The Spirit Combo That I Used Previously

Three Months With The Medtronic 640g Time For A Review And Comparison With The Spirit Combo That I Used Previously

05/08/2016 admin Accuchek Spirit Combo , Diabetes , insulin pump , Medtronic 640G , Smartguard 10 Having now used the 640G for three months, I felt that I now have a good handle on it, how it works and how it compares to the Accu-Chek Spirit Combo that I was using previously. To summarise it, as a pump, it does little differently, aside from a less functional remote control, however it has a few bells and whistles, that, for me at least, make it an amazing option. But if you want to know more, then read on. In May, I got my hands (finally) on one of these, being funded by the NHS: Previous to this, Id spent about 7 months with a purloined Combo, and self funded the sets (although a number of helpful people provided me with plenty as well). Thats one of these: On a basic level, if I was to make a comparison, in terms of On-Pump functionality, I think the combo and the 640G both do very similar things. They have the same range of pump functionality, in that they both offer multiple basal rates, have normal, square and dual/multiwave bolusing, and do what pumps do. Both also offer a form of bolus wizard that allows you to enter a load of data and then have the system calculate what your bolus should be. Whilst the functionality is the same, the how the functionality is delivered is very different. Why? The remote control. As everybody knows by now, the Spirit Combo includes a linked Aviva Expert meter (which for many is a killer feature of the pump), on to which all the Bolus Wizard data is entered. Then when you blood test, the bolus amount is sent to the pump to deliver. In the case of the 640G, whilst you do the blood test on the Ascensia Contour Next-Link 2.4 (bit of a mouthful that), and the test result is sent to the pump, you enter all the data on the pump, which i Continue reading >>

Every Day Ups And Downs, A Diabetes Blog

Every Day Ups And Downs, A Diabetes Blog

Because no two days with type 1 diabetes are the same. Except when they are. Posted by Mike K on Saturday, 17 January 2015 Medtronic MiniMed 640G 'SmartGuard' Pump - Preview I was absolutely made up to receive an email a few weeks back that invited me to go along to the Medtronic UK 'Bloggers and Patient Advocate' meeting in sunny Watford today. It seems that Medtronic are keen to connect a little more with the diabetes online community in the UK, share a little of what they are up to and generally get some grass roots feedback. The group is a mix of MDI and pump users (Medtronic, Animas and Roche, with and without various CGM alternatives all present). It includes both people with diabetes and parents of children or young people with diabetes. It was lovely to meet up with a glittering array of familiar and less familiar faces, Annie (@understudypanc), Lesley (@INPUTdiabetes), Laura (@ninjabetic1 and #ourD), Lindsay (@LwSweetpea88), Sue (@desangsue), Dave (@SowerBee), Chris (@grumpy_pumper), Paul (@TheTeamBG and #GBdoc), Gavin (@Diathlete), Kris (@diabeticbanana), Kyle (of @mysugr), plus @JDRFUK youth ambassador George (and his mum!). We were joined by 6 folks from Medtronic who were very excited by some of their new toys that are just about to launch. I believe that this group has met several times before with more of a 'brain-picking' workshop feel, but today was much more of a full-on sales pitch with a sneak peek of the new MiniMed 640G insulin pump which launches in the UK, Sweden, Denmark and Australia on the 2nd of February (regrettably it looks like FDA approval for the US could take years). We were lucky enough to get a short amount of hands-on time to play with the 640G and I just wanted to share a little of what I saw today. I won't be able to go into too m Continue reading >>

Tandem Receives Patent For Remote Bolus Software

Tandem Receives Patent For Remote Bolus Software

Sometimes a dry press release gives a tantalizing glimpse into the pipeline of a medical tech company. news that it has been awarded a patent for a software application that would allow a pump user to use a remote consumer electronic device to initiate, program and deliver a medicament bolus to a patient using a medical infusion pump. In other words, this patent is for an app which would allow a pump user to use a smartphone or smartphone-like device to deliver a bolus for a yet-unnamed Tandem pump. It should be noted that a patent is just the first formal step in getting an idea to market. If this feature gets approved by the FDA in the future, it might be made available as a software upgrade for some Tandem pump users through the Tandem Device Updater program. Such a patent also might come in handy with, say, an automated insulin pump system that Tandem, and every other pump company, is in the process of developing. And finally, the feature in line with Tandems smartphone-interface design ethos. Medtronic may have the clear lead in the automated pump market at the moment with the release of the 670G pump system, but Tandem has long since staked out its claim for slick pump system design. Of course, all the slick design in the world wont do Tandem much good if Medtronic continues to separate itself from the pack as the automated pump company. Tandem plans to introduce a pump system with predictive low glucose suspend next summer, with the goal of a hybrid closed loop automated pump system launching in late 2018. Presumably, the software in question would be part of these two systems. Neither Insulin Nation, nor its parent company Self Rx, received compensation, nor promise of compensation from Tandem or Medtronic for editorial coverage on this or any subject. No adver Continue reading >>

Using @openaps With The Medtronic 640g Some Thoughts And Ideas On Implementation #wearenotwaiting

Using @openaps With The Medtronic 640g Some Thoughts And Ideas On Implementation #wearenotwaiting

25/05/2016 admin #wearenotwaiting , Diabetes , HAPP , Medtronic 640G , OpenAPS 11 Using @openAPS with the Medtronic 640G some thoughts and ideas on implementation #wearenotwaiting As Ive discussed in previous topics, Ive been running with Tim Omers HAPP adaptation of OpenAPS, providing open loop APS functionality on a mobile phone. Ive also recently moved on to a Medtronic 640G pump, which as far as I can tell, doesnt provide the capabilities for remote temporary basal instructions. I need to do some bluetooth packet sniffing to see what the comms between the Countour NextLink and pump look like, but given this as a likely restriction, I started to wonder how one might safely use the 640G with Open APS, given this restriction. The recent work that has been done by Lennart to allow connectivity without the use of CareLink set me thinking that we are probably closer than ever on this one, so Ive set a few thoughts out below regarding an approach that I consider might work, given the over-riding requirement for the system to be safe. There is no ability to manage temporary basals remotely The core aspect of OpenAPS is that it is able to raise and lower basal rates on the pump in line with changing blood glucose levels. This is a key aspect of safety. It would appear that this functionality is not available on the 640G, which only has the ability to deliver a remote bolus, that is either a manually configured amount as a standard bolus, or a preset amount as a choice of Dual or Square wave on the pump. So how do we create something APS like with this limitation? The question for me is what we regard as safe, and this is open for debate. It strikes me that there are likely to be two options here. Run a lower basal setting that ensures the risk of DKA is lower but increases Continue reading >>

Remote Bolus Issues With Medtronic 640g

Remote Bolus Issues With Medtronic 640g

Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More. Get the Diabetes Forum App for your phone - available on iOS and Android . Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community I was given a contour next usb link with my pump which has a remote bolus feature. Although it was set up at the start i had never used it as i was pregnant and my carb ratios varied a lot. Since having the baby my ratios are much simpler and the place i wear the pump less accessible so i tried the remote bolus feature. 3 hrs later i was 19 and 1 hr after that 20. As i'd just put a new set in i put it down to that and changed the set. The set worked fine overnight and i remote bolused today and 2 hrs later was 24! I checked the set site and it looked fine and i corrected using the pump and ignored previous amounts of insulin on board and it went down to 7 2 hrs later. I checked the history on the pump for both days and the boluses are recorded and i could feel it vibrating when it connected to the pump but the only explanation i have is the remote bolus feature doesn't work. Has anyone else had this experience? I've checked the set up and it all looks fine. All the bs results on the meter deliver to the pump or record when they fail. Scary when the technology lets us down - I had a 23.9 recently due purely not to pressing the last 'OK' in the process to deliver a bolus - the Insight remote is a little slow in working through each step, and I was going something else at the same time and forgot to go back to it to hit the final 'OK' - that'll teach me to concentrate on the job in hand... All pumps are very thorough in this respect, as a final step on the Omnipod Pump it as Continue reading >>

Medtronic Launches New Minimed 640g Insulin Pump (in Australia)

Medtronic Launches New Minimed 640g Insulin Pump (in Australia)

Medtronic Launches New Minimed 640G Insulin Pump (in Australia) Medtronic Launches New Minimed 640G Insulin Pump (in Australia) Medtronic, Inc. announced the global launch of the MiniMed 640G System, the next breakthrough toward an artificial pancreas. The system is the first in the world to both automatically suspend insulin delivery when sensor glucose levels are predicted to approach a low limit, and then resume insulin delivery once sensor glucose levels recover. The system includes the Enhanced Enlite sensor, which continuously monitors glucose levels. The product also incorporates a new insulin pump design to provide convenient diabetes management with a simple user interface, full-color, light-adjusting screen, customizable alerts and alarms, remote bolus, and waterproofing in up to 12 feet of water for 24 hours at a time. SmartGuard (or predictive low glucose management) technology is designed to optimize the MiniMed 640G Systems ability to better protect people with diabetes against lows throughout the day and night with multiple low-limit settings that can be tailored to individual needs. In addition, the MiniMed 640G System exclusively uses the Bayer CONTOUR NEXT LINK 2.4 blood glucose meter to provide highly accurate blood glucose testing, automatically transmit blood glucose results into the Bolus Wizard calculator to help ensure that patients do not have a manual entry error, and to calibrate the Enhanced Enlite sensor. This also allows patients to discreetly give a bolus of insulin remotely from the meter. The meter provides added convenience to help patients manage their diabetes effectively. MiniMed 640G is now available in Australia. Launches in additional markets are expected over the next several months, pending local approvals. The EU's Committee f Continue reading >>

Medtronic: Why Was It The One For Me

Medtronic: Why Was It The One For Me

Well they say time flies when you are having fun,how true this is. Already I am at the 6 month mark of being a pumper. The past six months have gone past in a blur if I’m honest. I guess living your life on a 3 day cycle of set changes has that effect! In this blog post I want to look at what made me choose the pump I have, the good and the bad points of it, share some life experiences with the pump, look at the issues I have encountered and how I have overcome these problems. Hoping that in the process this blog might help you if you are struggling to decide which pump is right for you. Please do comment below with your own experiences and stories. My Plastic Pancreas Of Choice As you will know from my past blogs (assuming you have seen them that is!), I chose the Medtronic 640G as my plastic pancreas of choice. My clinic was really supportive in my choice. They had given me the option of Medtronic 640G, Roche Insight, Animas VIbe or the Omnipod. No pressure was put on me to pick one pump above the other. I was told to go and research each one and make a decision, all the while knowing they were there for advice if I wanted it. I know that many people do not have a wide choice of pumps as standard from their clinics. If you are struggling to obtain the pump you really set your heart on do check out Input Diabetes. These guys are such a great help and rely on charity donations, please dig deep if you can. Input Diabetes Why Medtronic Edged It For Me In all honesty all pumps do the same thing. They all deliver insulin, in the same way as a syringe used to deliver it to us. They are just another insulin delivery device. It is the bells and whistles which set each pump apart from the others. I chose Medtronic based on a few factors Personal recommendations from diabuddie Continue reading >>

Fda Approves Medtronic’s Minimed 630g System, Ships In September

Fda Approves Medtronic’s Minimed 630g System, Ships In September

By Brian Levine and Adam Brown Adds waterproof, color screen, and remote meter bolus. Will it speed FDA review of the 670G hybrid closed loop? Earlier this month, Medtronic unexpectedly announced FDA approval of the MiniMed 630G. This pump offers the same threshold (low glucose) suspend algorithm as the MiniMed 530G with Enlite, but on the company’s next-gen pump platform – adding a color screen, waterproofing, remote bolusing from the Contour Next Link glucose meter, more alarm customization, insulin on board displayed on the home screen, and other key improvements listed in the table below. The pump is approved for people 16 years and up and will begin shipping in September. Medtronic has more information posted on its website. There was a lot of confusion in the diabetes community about this product and why it is launching, so some common questions are answered below. Can current Medtronic pumpers upgrade to the 630G? Yes, but it is pricey and not covered by insurance if the pump being upgraded is less than four years old. The out of pocket cost to upgrade to the 630G is $599 for Medtronic pumps purchased after May 1, 2016 and $3,100 for pumps purchased before May 1, 2016 (assuming the old pump is sent in to Medtronic). Current MiniMed 530G/Enlite users who want the 630G’s Enlite CGM integration will also need to buy a new transmitter for $511. How does this compare to the 640G (predictive low glucose suspend) available in Europe and the MiniMed 670G (hybrid closed loop) under FDA review? The MiniMed 630G is the same pump platform as the 640G and 670G, meaning it has the same overall pump body design, waterproofing, screen, buttons, etc. However, the 630G has the simplest control algorithm in it: suspending basal insulin delivery when the low threshold is cross Continue reading >>

Review Of Medtronic's New Pump | Integrated Diabetes Services

Review Of Medtronic's New Pump | Integrated Diabetes Services

Medtronic Introduces New Pump August 2016 Greetings from AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) in sunny San Diego! This years annual meeting drew nearly 4000 diabetes care professionals as well as more than 100 companies serving the diabetes industry. Among the more exciting developments was the unveiling of Medtronics new 630G insulin pump, which received FDA clearance just a few days ago. I had a chance to play around with the new pump, and heres what I learned: Dont confuse the 630G with the 640G, which is available in Europe. 640G includes an automated feature for preventing hypoglycemia by curtailing basal insulin delivery when the integrated sensor predicts that a low may occur soon. The 630G works similarly to the 530G (currently available in the States), which suspends basal insulin once a low has already occurred. So were still a long way from a fully-automated closed-loop system, folks. The 630G also uses the same Enlite sensor that weve been using for the past several years. So PLEASE refrain from calling this an artificial pancreas. A pancreas does a heck of a lot more than stop secreting insulin in a state of hypoglycemia. Heck any pancreas worth its weight wouldnt allow hypoglycemia to occur in the first place! There is a lot that is new and improved with the 630G. The paradigm pump platform has been completely re-designed and re-engineered. The 630G has a full-color, high-contrast screen. The buttons are oriented like an i-pod: up, down, left, right and a center enter key. This makes navigation much more intuitive. Unfortunately, programming a standard bolus wizard bolus takes a few more button pushes than in the previous Paradigm models, but this is more than made up for with the more logical programming menus. Good news for sensor users: Th Continue reading >>

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