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Re: [IP] Bolusing to fill Cannula

<Mary, Kelly's Mom,

<<<<<<So, if I'm understanding things correctly, to fill the cannula requires
a .5-1.0 bolus.  Does one need to eat to cover this bolus accordingly?>>
	No, this 0.8 U bolus never enters your blood.  (Note that it is not
.5 - 1, it is actually 0.8 U for all Sils or tenders)

<<realize people are eating and bolusing after a set change as a safety
measure, but this bolus is independent of the bolus needed to fill the
cannula, correct?  >>

<<<Also, if one disconnects to take a shower leaving the
pump in RUN, and you prime to make sure insulin is still coming out of
the tubing, do you need to bolus to fill the cannula, or should it
already be filled assuming it was before your shower?>>>
	It will stay filled.  There is no way to empty the insulin in the
cannula unless you now prime it with air.

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