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[IP] Re:Reservoir bubbles

    Two things minimize this for me: Have the bottle at room temperature and
bring the piston back very slowly. Those small bubbles remind me of the
bubbles that come from dissolved gasses when pressures are suddenly reduced.
It does not make total sense but a slow pressure change reduces and often
eliminates the small bubbles.       Peter

>  Thanks, Len...but I was merely referring to the air bubbles that you get in
> reservoir while filling it.  Basically, you push air into the insulin bottle
> from the reservoir, flip the bottle/reservoir over, and then pull the insulin
> into the reservoir.  This action frequently results in all of these
> tiny "champaign" bubbles.  The larger bubbles are easy to eliminate, but when
> these tiny bubbles form, it usually takes several minutes of doing "tap, tap,
> tap" to the reservoir, and then pushing the bubbles out, repeatedly.  Once I
> stop seeing bubbles being injected back into the insulin bottle, I refill the
> reservoir all the day and do one more "tap, tap, tap" and slight push of the
> plunger to ensure there are no more bubbles.
> When I don't get the champaign bubbles, the whole process is MUCH quicker.
 > But, I usually get them every other time. ;-/ It isn't really a problem with
> the reservoir design...just that if you pull insulin into the reservoir where
 > there is already air at the top, the air gets mixed into the insulin as
> tiny bubbles.  :-)
> This is all BEFORE I ever connect it to the tubing, etc.
> Ryan
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