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Re: [IP] Pump Vacations and Misc.



 Laura, there is an accessory for pens that delivers half units. I am getting by
with single unit pens with a super short needle which helps to minimize
bruising.
Richard
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 > On Dec 27, 2016, at 3:54 PM, Laura Shapiro
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> So, am completely ready to put the pump away for awhile due to occlusions,
> which my tiny basal does not catch. I am going to try the new sets from
> Medtronic, to see if they might work for this problem for me. Otherwise, my
> clinic and I were discussing the two new long acting insulin products on the
 > market, and using pens again. We were also tossing around switching to the
new
> Medtronic pump, but Medtronic tells me they will not process a new pump order
 > just because someone has a new HMO. My first plan is to try those sets
(please
 > someone let me know if the old quickserter works for them. I think I read
that
 > it does.) My second option is to actually try going back to MDI, with Tujeo.
I
 > have extreme insulin sensitivity, often 200 point drops from one unit. No
wonder
> the MDI idea scares me, because you cant shut that dose off. Frustrated. Too
 > many ideas, and no idea which idea will be the best idea. My clinic says the
new
 > long acting insulin products do not cause many lows so....I don't know what
to
 > think. 16 years solid with no pump break, sometimes I wouldn't mind pens
again.
> Laura
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