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Re: [IP] Two sites are better than one?



I think that the objective is to be sure that all of the insulin in the
cannula has the chance to be absorbed before removing it from your body...

 Cara
----- Original Message -----
From: "C. Jones" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 11:13 AM
Subject: [IP] Two sites are better than one?


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> Cara,
>
> I have heard that too.  But I'm at a loss as to how or why this would
work.
>
> Consider.  You disconnect your cannula from your pump.  You insert a new
> cannula and attach it to your new site.  The pump, immediately pumps the
> insulin after being primed .
>
> The old cannula which is still attached to you has nothing to pump insulin
> with.
>
> I am just really at a loss here.  Have I missed something?
>
> Chris
>
>
> > I have heard that it is important to keep the old site in for up to 2
> hours
> > to be sure the insulin in the cannula is fully delivered before removing
> > it...
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