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Re: [IP] more beginner questions....

> I've been calculating how much insulin to fill the syringe with when
> loading my pump, if I want to use it twice do I double the amount of
> insulin and just keep it in the pump? For example, if I am using 90
> units in 3 days, I would fill it with 180 units for 6 days? 
Don't forget to add an extra 25 units or so for each set change for 

> Why do
> they recommend changing the catheter every 2 days? 
Standard medical protocol for infusion devices

> Do the majority
> of pump users change the catheter every 3 days?

Yes, the survey of pump users on the list shows that they change 
every 3 days on the average. See the ABOUT page of the web site for 
this and additional information.


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