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Re: [IP] I am wearing my pump

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Saturday, August 01, 1998 1:42 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] I am wearing my pump

>In a message dated 8/1/98 11:51:48 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
><<  So,
> the pump is in place - I have humalog in it - I feel totally comfortable
> with programming the pump - what is stopping me from bolusing with the
> humalog instead of a shot?  The temptation is killing me.  >>
> I see no reason why you shouldn't bolus your usual amount of humalog. Have
>you been giving injections in your abdomen?  If so, there should be no
>difference between the bolus and the shot. (except that the bolus is much

My CDE advised bolusing less than I had been injecting.  It was almost, but
not quite 20% less.  Reasons, as I recall, were enhanced efficiency of the
delivery or the site, and the presence of basal insulin in the system.

email @ redacted

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