MiniMed™ 640Galerts and alarms

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Alerts MiniMed™ 640G insulin pump

Reason

An alert makes you aware of a situation that may need your attention. When an alert occurs, you should check to see what your pump is telling you. Examples of alerts include Low reservoir or Low battery.

Action

Notification Light:

The red light on the pump will blink once followed by a pause, blink again followed by a pause. This sequence continues until the alert is cleared. The flashing pattern is shown here:

Audio

Depending on your Audio Option settings, the pump emits a repeated alert tone, a continuous two-pulse vibration, or both.

Display

The pump will display a notification with a yellow icon and instructions on what to do. To address and clear the alert:

  1. Read the text on the screen to understand the alert and the steps that should be taken.
  2. Press Press.
  3. Press Press.

If you do not respond to an alert, the audio / vibration pattern repeats every five minutes until the alert is cleared.

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MiniMed™ 640G insulin pump

Reason

When an alarm occurs, something has been detected that is preventing insulin from being delivered. You are not getting insulin. It is important that you address an alarm right away. Examples of alarms are Insulin flow blocked and Replace battery now.

Action

Notification Light

The red light on the pump will blink twice, followed by a pause, blink twice again followed by a pause. This sequence continues until the alert is cleared. The flashing pattern is shown below:

Audio

Depending on your Audio Option settings, the pump emits a repeated alert tone, a continuous three-pulse vibration, or both.

Display

The pump will display a notification with a red icon and instructions on what to do.

To address and clear the alarm:

  1. Read the text on the screen to understand the alarm and the steps that should be taken.
  2. Press Press .
  3. Press Press .

MiniMed 640G insulin pump adderss and clear alarm

If you do not respond to an alarm, the audio / vibration pattern repeats every minute for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, the alarm begins to siren.

IMPORTANT

Info  It is important that you are able to address an Insulin flow blocked alarm.

This alarm means that insulin is not able to get through the tubing or cannula. If this alarm occurs, check to see if your infusion set has become dislodged or if your tubing is kinked.

  • If you don’t detect an issue and are unable to change your reservoir and infusion set right away, you might choose to select Resume Basal. If an Insulin flow blocked alarm occurs again, follow the steps on the screen. Select Rewind and change your reservoir and infusion set.
  • If you detect an issue or if your reservoir has run out of insulin, follow the steps on the screen. Select Rewind to change your reservoir and infusion set
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