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Re: [IP] Re: Great A1c



Linda - 
Doesn't that throw off the res. amount?
> 
> Barbara, if you know she is going to be disconnected
> for a while, and if she 
> is not already on the low side, you might want to
> give her part of her basal 
> before she disconnects.  When I disconnect for a
> bath or shower or other 
> non-athletic event, I usually prime bolus a tenth or
> two (up to about 30 
> minutes worth of insulin) before I disconnect, leave
> the pump running, and 
> check the history before and after disconnecting to
> see how much I have 
> missed, then when I reconnect prime bolus for the
> difference between the 
> missed amount and what I have prime bolused before. 
> It generally works as 
> well (by the measurements I can make) as having a
> basal running if I am 
> disconnected for an hour or less, almost as well for
> up to about 90 minutes.
> 
> Linda Z
>
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