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Re: [IP] How Much Insulin is REALLY in the bottle

I get the same problem. I also use the Disetronic, with the glass vials, and
never get the third vial to fill. If i'm real careful I can almost get it.

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Friday, August 07, 1998 9:06 AM
Subject: [IP] How Much Insulin is REALLY in the bottle

>When my son started on the Disetronic pump 3 years ago, I could fill 3
>cartridges and have a little insulin left over to toss into my pocketbook.
>Each cartridge holds 315 Units.  3x315=945
>They say there are 1000 units in the bottle.
>Now when I fill the cartridges, 3 years later, I don't have enough to
>completely fill the third.  I did NOT get the same satisfaction from Lilly
>that Bob did.  They promised me there is more then 1000 units in the
>We're using Humalog but 3 years ago used Regular.  Always used Lilly (never
>the velosulin tho).
>Anyone else ever notice this?
>Very sincerely yours,
>Ellen H. Ullman
>Mom, Advocate for children who have diabetes and their parents, Friend,
>Webmaster...<A HREF="http://members.aol.com/CamelsRFun/index.html">
>http://members.aol.com/CamelsRFun/index.html  (KidsRPumping)</A>
>Please send me any and all information you have regarding prevention of
>diabetes in someone who tests positive for islet cell antibodies.  I'm
>determined to delay the onset in my daughter or - more importantly - to
>reverse the autoimmune attack that is beginning.  Thank you!
>Please support funding a cure for diabetes.  My favorite charity is the
>Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida:  <A
>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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