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Re: [IP] Amount of prime?



Sam,
I use a MM507c and I was taught by the CDE to prime 3 times. The first is a
manual prime which takes approx 20 units. My second prime is 5.0 units and
my third is a 0.5 prime.
Thanks,
Jeff
----- Original Message -----
From: Sam Skopp <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2000 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Amount of prime?


> At 04:34 AM 1/23/2000  email @ redacted wrote:
>  >Help!  I am SO confused...I think in reading this I've missed something
>  >somewhere along the way.  (Wouldn't be the first time! <g>)  Is the
"about
>  >5" in reference to priming tubing or canula?  Are you using sets with
>  >extremely short tubing or very long canulas?  I'm using 43" Tenders ...
>
> The way I was taught, was to push the reservoir plunger until I first saw
> insulin coming out the end of the set. That way I know that it is full and
> all the initial air is out of the line.
>
> Sam
>
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