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Setting & Features

Setting & Features
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Changing Your Max Basal Amount

Device:  MiniMed® 530G (551/751), Revel (523/723), 522/722, 515/715, 512/712

[MiniMed 530G User Guide pages 43-44, 192 ; Revel User Guide page 43-44, 197; X22 User Guide pages 54-55, 194; X15 User Guide pages 48, 154; X12 User Guide pages 30, 128]

Important: Determine your Max basal rates with your healthcare professional.

Did You Know: Maximum basal (Max basal) rate is a safety limit for the amount of basal insulin that is able to be delivered per hour. This safety feature will not allow you to program any basal rates, including patterns and temporary basal rates, that are greater than the Max basal rate.

Allowed Range & Settings

Device Allowed Range Default Setting Increments

MiniMed 530G (551/751)


Revel (523/723)

0.0-35.0 units/hour 2.0 units/hour 0.025 units (for rates between 0.025-0.975 u/h)
0.05 units (for rates between 1-9.95 u/h)
0.1 units (for rates of 10 u/h or more)




0.0-35.0 units/hour 2.0 units/hour 0.05 units
    Changing Your Max Basal Amount
  1. Go to the MAX BASAL RATE screen. The Max basal rate will be flashing.
    • For MiniMed (551/751), Revel (523/723)
      Main Menu > Basal > Basal Setup > Max Basal Rate
    • For 522/722, 515/715, 512/712
      Main Menu > Basal > Max Basal Rate
  2. Change the rate and press ACT.
  3. Your Max basal rate is now set. Exit the menus.

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