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Re: [IP] What is the maximum daily on your pump?



The D-tron Plus pump uses Lilly prefilled cartridges that while labeled as 
3.0 mls, generally contain 315-330 units of Humalog.  After the prime, 
depending on the tube length, there is 300 to 315 units to start.

John

At 06:42 AM 1/10/2003 -0800, you wrote:

>Even with Animas' and other pumps 300u reservoir size, after priming
>you'll only end up with ~280 units of usable insulin.   Subtract 255 from
>that and you've only got wiggle room of 25 units.   Looking for a larger
>pump capacity might be an option to pursue, unless you want to go the U500
>route.
>
>--- Bob Hillier <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > To clarify my original message, what is the programmed daily maiximum of
> > pumps other than Animas, not the reservoir size.  Animas' maximum is 255
> > programmed units daily.  Thanks.
> >
> > >>> email @ redacted 4:07:34 PM 1/9/03 >>>
> > > I am very insulin resistant.  Some days I go just over 255 units.
> > > (quite a bit, eh).  My Animas Pump goes up to 255 a day.  The only
> > > way to get around this is to change the date to fool it.  Of course,
> > > this messes up the history memory.  Is there a pump available that
> > > has a higher daily maximum?
> >
> > Yes. See:
> >
> > http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/links.shtml
> > down about half a page look at the Disetronic links and click the one
> > that says "High Capaicity Pumps" with 500 and 1000 unit resevoirs
> >
> > Michael
> > email @ redacted
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