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Re: [IP] when to change set...



why bolus 0.5 after a set change?  just curious.

julie



>The reason for not changing a site at bedtime is that you are not going to
>be checking for 8 hours and if there is a problem with the site, it would
go
>undetected for too long, causing highs and possibly DKA.  As for having a
>snack or meal after a change, bolusing with the site change fills the
>cannula and insures that it is open and not occluded by skin or anything
>else.  My son changes his sight after his shower which is after breakfast.
>But he is instucted to bolus .5 after a site change.  Hope this info helps.
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>>From: email @ redacted
>>To: email @ redacted
>>Subject: Re:[IP] when to change set...
>>Date: Wed, Jun 30, 1999, 11:12 PM
>>
>
>>Erica's Mom (Barb) wrote --- As long as we can check it a few hours later
>and
>>always follow it with a snack or meal, depending on the time of day.
>>
>>My question now is --- how does having a snack/meal (& I presume a bolus)
>>after a set change help things??
>>
>>Thanks for being patient - we're still learning
>>
>>Liz B
>>Andrea's mom
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