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RE: [IP] air bubbles



Thanks Ted,

I should remember to be explicit on instructions.

CJ
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Ted Quick
> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 16:32
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] air bubbles
> 
> 
> John Neale wrote:
> > 
> > CJ, Surely pressurising the insulin, with the pressurised air bubbling
> > through the solution, would actually dissolve more air into the
> > solution... 
> 
> Ah yes, but he didn't say that you should bubble the air through the 
> solution. It's very simple, put the needle into the bottle when it's 
> standing upright, as on a table. Push the air in the air space at the 
> top, then flip the whole thing over and draw out your insulin. I never
> thought of it till I saw a TV show one November on cable, when they were
> having the annual "Diabetes Month" shindig. Never did it before then, 
> always since.
> 
> > I'm also curious to know how people force 3ml of air into a brand new
> > full insulin bottle that has perhaps only 0.5ml of free space. That
> > would certainly force air into solution.
> 
> See above.
>  
> Ted Quick
> email @ redacted
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