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Re: [IP] change out every 2 days anyone?



Why don't you just change the reservoir?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Bruner" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 9:30 PM
Subject: [IP] change out every 2 days anyone?


> >Hi, i have been having some problems with bs rising on the 3rd day, the
day
> >when i do my change out. my dr thought about switching me to novalog, but
> my
> >cde just called and said to do a change out every 2 days, and fax her my
bs
> >readings. i don't really want to do this. every 3rd is enough for me.
does
> >any one change out every 2 days, or did your dr just tell you to try
> novalog.
> >i told my cde i am going to see how i do on sat. the third day, see if
they
> >rise or not. because its not always consistent. so she says to do that
and
> >let her know. i just think 2 days is to much. any thoughts! thanks eileen
>
> I change every 2 to 2 1/2 days, and I use Humalog.  I have to change this
> often, though, because otherwise I'd run out of insulin.  I use about 60
> units a day...and the Paradigm only allows effectively 150 units.  I
thought
> about switching to Novolog until I read that Novolog has a longer acting
> time...it starts working in 10-20 minutes compared to 5-15 for
Humalog...and
> it lasts for 4-5 hours instead of 3-4 for Humalog.  That extra time just
> wouldn't work well for me.
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