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  • Your Accu-Chek Combo insulin delivery system

    Your Accu-Chek Combo insulin pump delivery system includes two main devices:

    • the Accu-Check Spirit Combo insulin pump
    • the Accu-Check Combo diabetes manager

    Together, they provide easy, quick and discreet insulin pump therapy centered to your needs. Through Bluetooth® wireless communication technology, these two devices can communicate with each other. You will learn more about that later in this module.

    Let’s now review the main features of both devices.

    Communication with the diabetes manager makes insulin pump operation easy, quick and discreet.

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  • The insulin pump

    Here are the main features of the insulin pump:

    • Delivers insulin 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, according to your daily insulin needs
    • Delivers insulin every few minutes (in programmed intervals), mimicking the body’s normal way of releasing insulin to a great extent
    • Offers five basal rate profiles to match your varying daily routines
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  • The insulin pump

    Here are the main features of the insulin pump (continued):

    • Offers three different bolus types to meet insulin needs related to varying food intake or health-related situations
    • Offers three different user menus from beginner to expert to meet different levels of knowledge and experience
    • Can be remotely controlled through the diabetes manager, and exchanges data with the diabetes manager
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  • The diabetes manager

    Here are the main features of the diabetes manager:

    • Measures your blood-glucose level within seconds
    • Remotely controls your insulin pump
    • Manages your diabetes related data in a diary and reports them as graphics and statistics
    • Provides Bolus Advice
    • Takes less than 1 minute to test blood glucose levels, provide Bolus Advice and begin bolus delivery
    • Offers reminder options to assist with a variety of real-life insulin pump therapy tasks and events

    Did you know that you can control the pump remotely with the diabetes manager? With control in the palm of your hand, your pump doesn’t have to be.

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    Filling the cartridge
  • Congratulations!

    You have completed the features of the system section.

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