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Re: [IP] I am wearing my pump

At 10:02 AM 08/02/1998  Richard Aleksander wrote:

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

I'm using about 40% less Humalog in boluses than I used NPH in the pre-pump
days. From what I'm told your body absorbs the insulin more efficiently
infusing H gradually all day long than it did using long acting insulin
injected once or twice a day. But as usual, YMWV.


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