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Re: [IP] New reservoir without new insertion set?

 I was not aware that I should not fill the reservoir with cold insulin. What
happens if you do?

Warmest Regards,
Angela Cleversy

----- Original Message ----
From: Kathy Barbis <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 11:51:57 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] New reservoir without new insertion set?

I have done that on several occasions. Its never been a problem.

On 4/24/08, Brad Bergman <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Liz's comment got me to thinking...
> When I replaced my last infusion set I had enough in my insulin vial to
> fill
> the reservoir about 1/2 way. I hadn't taken another bottle out of the
> fridge
> (you know how they say not to fill the reservoir with cold insulin), so I
> just went with the 1/2-full reservoir.
> But as a result, my reservoir will run out before my 3 days on this
> infusion
> set are up.
> Is there a way to keep the current insertion set in and refill the
> reservoir
> without having to take out/replace the infusion set too?
> Seems to me I could just rewind the pump, refill the reservoir, do the
> manual prime, and plug it back into the current cannula without doing the
> fixed prime (since the current cannula would still be filled/primed from
> the
> previous set).
> Is this possible, or not advisable?
> Thanks in advance,
> Brad
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Elizabeth Blake
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 6:01 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IP] Silhouette questions
> >>I'd rather put a new set in than fill a reservoir!
> .
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