Medtronic Paradigm® 554 and 754 (VEO)

Technical data

Manufacturer Medtronic
18000 Devonshire Street
Northridge
CA 91325
USA
Web site http://www.medtronicdiabetes.com
Available since 2010
Length of sensor relation 6 days
Request for re-calibration every 12 hours
Device stops showing glucose values if not re-calibrated in time Yes
Measured glucose value range 2.2 - 22.2 mmol/l
or 40 - 400 mg/dl
Measured values displayed every 5 minutes
Graphs show values for last 3, 6, 12 and 24 hours
High and low glucose alerts Yes
High and low glucose alerts show High or low value
Low glucose alert values 2.2 – High glucose alert value minus 0.6 mmol/l in steps of 0.1 mmol/l
or 40 – High glucose alert value minus 10 mg/dl in steps of 1 mg/dl
High glucose alert values Low glucose alert value plus 0.6 - 22.2 mmol/l in steps of 0.1 mmol/l
or Low glucose alert value plus 10 - 400 mg/dl in steps of 1 mg/dl
Rise / fall alert Yes
Rise / fall rate values 0.065 - 0.275 mmol/l/min in steps of 0.005 mmol/l/min
or 1.1 - 5.0 mg/dl/min in steps of 0.1 mg/dl/min
Predictive alerts Yes
Number of glucose values stored in transmitter in case of lost communication 8
Blood glucose range for calibration 2.2 - 22.2 mmol/l
or 40 - 400 mg/dl
Calibration based on Data collected after blood glucose value entry
Possibility to personalize the device (language, glucose units, food units, time) Yes
Initial period between sensor start and first calibration 2 hours
Possibility to start sensor relation without initial period Yes if sensor is inserted and connected to transmitter for more than 2 hours
Possibility to disconnect transmitter from sensor for temporary period Yes
Transmitter and receiver connect every 10 seconds
Pump size Paradigm 554
  length: 83 (71 at the battery cap) mm
  width: 51 mm
  height: 20 mm

Paradigm 754
  length: 94 (89 at the battery cap) mm
  width: 51 mm
  height: 20 mm
Pump weight (including battery) Paradigm 554
  92 g

Paradigm 754
  102 g
Pump display size length: 46 mm
height: 20 mm
Graph size length: 25 mm
height: 13 mm
Pump battery type Exchangeable, AAA
Pump battery to be exchanged 7 – 10 days
Pump ingress protection IPX7
Transmitter size (including sensor base) Sof sensor
  length: 42 mm
  width: 36 mm
  height: 9 mm

Enlite sensor
  length: 40 mm
  width: 36 mm
  height: 9 mm
Transmitter battery type Rechargeable, built in
Transmitter to be recharged 7 days
Transmitter ingress protection IPX8
Degree of sensor insertion Sof sensor
  45o

Enlite sensor
  90o
Sensor electrode size Sof sensor
  length: 14 mm
  width: 0.8 mm
  height: 0.5 mm

Enlite sensor
  length: 9 mm
  width: 0.4 mm
  height: 0.15 mm
Sensor material Gold / chrome on polyimide base
Sensor reagents Glucose oxidase in bovine serum albumin
Software for data download / evaluation stored on Internet
Downloaded data stored on Internet

System menu (items related to CGM functionality only)

Some of the system menu options may not available at any time depending on the pump status.
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Value to set Value range Value set in steps of Function
Sensor Calibrate       BG reading 2.2 - 22.2 mmol/l
or 40 – 400 mg/dl
0.1 mmol/l
or 1 mg/dl
inputs blood glucose value for calibration
Alert Silence Off           switches sensor alerts on and off
Hi Alerts          
Lo Alerts          
Hi and Lo Alerts          
All Sensor Alerts          
Link to Sensor New Sensor           initiates sensor relation, resets sensor age
Reconnect Old Sensor           initiates sensor relation, keeps sensor age unchanged
Find Lost Sensor           re-establishes lost communication between sensor and pump
Turn Off Sensor No         ends sensor relation, hides Sensor menu options
Yes        
Transmtr ID     numeric code     sets transmitter ID
Edit Settings Sensor Off         ends sensor relation, hides and displays Sensor menu options
On        
Glucose Alerts Off         switches low and high glucose alerts off and on
On        
Glucose Limits low value   glucose value 2.2 - High value minus 0.6 mmol/l
or 40 - High value minus 10 mg/dl
0.1 mmol/l
or 1 mg/dl
sets low and high glucose alerts
max. 8 pairs of values during the day
high value   glucose value Low value plus 0.6 - 22.2 mmol/l
or Low value plus 10 - 400 mg/dl
0.1 mmol/l
or 1 mg/dl
Hi Repeat     snooze time 5 min - 3 hour 5 min sets time since the last high glucose alert for which high glucose alerts are suppressed
Lo Repeat     snooze time 5 min - 3 hour 5 min sets time since the last low glucose alert for which low glucose alerts are suppressed
Predict Alert Off         sets time in which the glucose level is expected to reach low or high Glucose limit
On low time OFF, 5 - 30 min 5 min
high time OFF, 5 - 30 min 5 min
Rate Alerts fall rate limit   fall rate OFF, 0.065 - 0.275 mmol/l/min or OFF, 1.1 - 5.0 mg/dl/min 0.005 mmol/l/min
or 0.1 mg/dl/min
sets glucose fall rate alerts
rise rate limit   rise rate OFF, 0.065 - 0.275 mmol/l/min or OFF, 1.1 - 5.0 mg/dl/min 0.005 mmol/l/min
or 0.1 mg/dl/min
sets glucose rise rate alerts
Low Suspend Off         sets low glucose limit at which insulin delivery is suspended
On   glucose value 2.2 - 6.1 mmol/l
or 40 - 110 mg/dl
0.1 mmol/l
or 1 mg/dl
Cal Repeat     snooze time 5 - 60 min 5 min sets time between calibration reminders after sensor has been started or previous calibration has expired
Cal Reminder Off         sets time period for calibration reminder prior previous calibration expires
On   reminder time 5 min - 6 h 5 min
Auto Calibrate Off         switches off and on blood glucose value transfer from linked glucose meter
On        
BG Units mg/dL         sets glucose units
mmol/L        
Transmtr ID     numeric code     sets transmitter ID
Weak Signal     no connection time 5 - 40 min 5 min sets no data exchange between transmitter and receiver alert
Graph Timeout     time NONE, 2, 4, 6 min   timeout for glucose graph
Sensor Demo Off         switches display of demo graph off and on
On        
Calibration Hist. list of calibrations           lists up to 28 last blood glucose entries for calibration
Sensor Alert History sensor alerts alert details         lists up to 36 last sensor alerts
Review Settings             displays settings overview
Turn Off Sensor No           ends sensor relation, hides Sensor menu options
Yes          
Capture Event Enter BG value entry Save BG   BG reading 1.1 - 33.3 mmol/l
or 20 - 600 mg/dl

(limited to 2.2 - 22.2 mmol/l
or 40 - 400 mg/dl for calibration)
0.1 mmol/l
or 1 mg/dl
inputs blood glucose value with possibility to calibrate
Save and Calibrate  
Cancel  
Insulin Marker value entry No   insulin units 0.1 - 99 U 0.1 U inputs amount of injected insulin
one type of insulin only
Yes  
Meal Marker value entry No   carbohydrate units 0 - 300 grams
or 0 - 20 exch. unit
1 gram
or 0.5 exch. unit
inputs amount of carbohydrates in food
Yes  
Exercise Marker No           marks an exercise
Yes          
Other No           marks any other event
Yes          
History list of events           lists up to 10 last events
BG Units mg/dL           sets glucose units
mmol/L          
Carb Units Grams           sets carbohydrate units
Exchanges          
Utilities Time/Date 12 hour setup     date/time     sets device time format, date and time
24 hour setup     date/time    
Language list of available languages           sets device language