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Re: [IP] New Insulin in New Reservoirs

You are already running a risk by prefilling 6 plastic cartridges.  The
plastic cartridges will degrade the insulin if left in them for to long.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Terese Berryman" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 3:30 PM
Subject: [IP] New Insulin in New Reservoirs

> So, I narrowed my two day's of high's down to the insulin.  I filled a new
> reservoir from a new bottle without changing the site and, whalla, I'm
> Now I have six reservoirs filled with insulin from the "bad" bottle of
> Novolog.  (I open a new bottle and fill 6 reservoirs all at once and then
> store them in one of those compartmented pill cases in the door of the
> I seem to remember something from when I was on Regular & NPH that mixing
> "bad" insulin with new insulin will corrupt the new stuff.  So, here's the
> question:  Will I be running a risk or ruining the new insulin if I'm
> to get every little bit of the bad stuff out of the reservoirs before I
> them from this new bottle?  (Usually I don't empty out that little bit
> left when I refill a reservoir, but I haven't had "bad" insulin before.)
> Thanks for the help.
> Lee, Age 57, T1 for 32 years, Pumping with a Paradigm for 18 months
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