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Why high? was....Re: [IP] Pump convenience

email @ redacted wrote:
> Since  I have been on the pump, I have had several experiences where I check
> my bg and the meter reads "hi" meaning it is over 600!  On one or two
> occasions, I found a bent needle (sofset) but not always. Other than an
> absorption problem, or clogging of the line, or the needle actually coming
> out,  what else could be causing this?  These experiences are definitely  not
> related to something I ate, or taking the wrong amount of insulin.

Two possibilities to consider, 
1) Test was done wrong (though this wouldn't be it if you had symptoms of a
2) Air bubbles in the hose replacing the insulin you THOUGHT you'd received.

Ted Quick
email @ redacted
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