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Re: [IP] leaving original site in place for 2/4 hours

On Sun, 30 Jan 2000 email @ redacted wrote:
> << > You should leave the old set in place for
>  > 2 hrs on H
>  > 4 hrs on R
>  we just started to do this two weeks ago and have found that geneva no
>  longer goes high after a site change. >>
> This makes perfect sense. I've always pulled out the old one when I put in 
> new, and sometimes a drop of insulin comes out, and of course I go high, and 
> then have to bolus back down.  I feel so dingy for not thinking of it, maybe 
> lack of brain cells from all those lows with MDI?  Thanks for the tip!

Not necessarily, it's not obvious that this helps to the casual observer, 
and there are several alternate methods which give satisfactory results. 

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