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Re: [IP] Disetronic/FDA matter



Hi George
You may be cool but it's 106 here in Farmers Branch :)
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George Lovelace wrote:

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>On 2 Aug 2003 at 15:37, R. Kersting <email @ redacted> wrote:
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>> >>> I'm finding that filling the reservoir on my current pump to be >
>>cumbersome because I don't have the strength nor as fine motor skills as I >
>>once had. I would hate to use the cartridge once and throw away all that >
>>good insulin.>>> 
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>>>There are lots and lots of us on MM pumps with 300u reservoirs and don't >
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>>throw any of it away. I use 26-33u a day. > > Jan (64 y/o, dx'd T-1 11/5/50,
>>pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99) 
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>>Jan, how much do you fill your reservoir up with? and how often do you
>>change your site?
>>I find I put in enough that it's 2 marks below 2mL usually end up
>>going about 3-4 days on that. I usually use about 30-35u a day .. 40u
>>if i'm really bad.
>>Reisa
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 > I fill my reservoir with 300 units, change my sites every 2 or 3 days, use
from
>32 to 50 units
 > daily and go from 6 to 9 days on a reservoir. There is absolutely no reason
to
>put less
> than 300 units in a reservoir (that is unless you want Minimed stock prices
>going up)!
>
>George
>(sitting in a relatively cool Dallas at 970)
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