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Re: [IP] ultraflex and medic alert



As to the Ultra flex topic, I just tried it out and I have found myself
using less insulin and have seen much more stable blood sugars.  I just
wish I could purchase them.

email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> Hi gang. Just had to add my .02 on these topics.
> 
> Kevin got the ultraflex samples yesterday and changed his site. After using
> Tenders all this time, it seemed weird to have such a small needle...and it
> went straight in. He didnt even know it was there. He has gone low with every
> bolus since, which is a good thing when you think of it...he will need less
> insulin overall. So this evening, we changed his bolus ratio and basals. It
> is like he has what we call a "super site!" where we end up doing a temp rate
> of 70% for the 3 days. We are excited about it. The only complaint (and it
> isnt much) is the connecters are strange. We are used to the Tender
> connectors, and these are little rubber stoppers that are big on one end,
> small on the other. You can flip flop it for which ever side you need.  Oh,
> FYI...you only need .5 units to fill the cannula.
> 
> Medic Alert bracelets. Kevin was dx 12/98 and we are on our 3rd bracelet. We
> just bought #3. He misplaced #1 from taking it off for sports, and #2 fell
> off. Not sure how. The cheaper ones have a strange clamp that looked
> impossible to undo by yourself...so he never took it off. Not sure how it
> even came off. The better ones 10K gold/Silver and 14 K gold have a lobster
> claw that is nicer to do alone. It is getting expensive though.
> 
> Robin
> Mom to Kevin, 13
> dx 12/98, pumping 5/99
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