The Equil Insulin Patch Pump provides you with various options to administer insulin for your meal and/or lower your blood glucose levels back to target range (correction dose).
The Bolus Calculator enables accurate insulin dosing based on your carbohydrate ratio, insulin sensitivity factor, blood glucose target range and active insulin time that has been programmed into your pump. It keeps track of any active insulin in your body and deducts this from a correction dose to prevent insulin stacking.
All you need to enter is your blood glucose value and if you are eating, the amount of carbohydrates. Depending on your meal, you may decide to administer all of your recommended meal dose immediately or over an extended period of time.
Whether you want to connect your new Equil Insulin Patch
Pump to the PDA, change your reservoir and/or battery, check your blood glucose level or use the Bolus Calculator to calculate your insulin amount for food and/or correction, the simple instructions on the PDA guide you every step of the way.
In the Daily Log check your blood glucose values and average, total carbohydrates, total insulin, basal rates and bolus amounts.
Switch to Historical Averages to view your average blood glucose and insulin delivery information.
Prefer to view your values on a graph? Turn your PDA into landscape orientation.
Your Healthcare Professional will provide you with the insulin pump settings to be programmed into your pump.
Occasionally, you may need to temporarily stop insulin delivery by using the Suspend function. This can happen, for instance, if you need to remove the pump from the infusion set when you change your infusion site or when taking part in water activities.
Once you reconnect after water activities, simply press Resume to restart basal insulin program.
Always confirm on the Home Screen that your basal program has resumed.