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Re: Re: [IP] 300 units of insulin lasting in resevoirs



Where  did  you hear that you could go 6 day? I have always been told 3
days. Insulin will lose its potency after a while and if exposed to heat
ect.  Besides injection sites will soon cause problems with absorbtion and
bs will beginto rise .
Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: RoseLea <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 5:43 AM
Subject: Re: Re: [IP] 300 units of insulin lasting in resevoirs


>I tried filling my cartridge to 300u and switching it every 6 days or so.
>I'm in Michigan and while the summers are hot and humid they're not
>unbearably so, but I found that on the last few days of cartridge use, my
>bgs tend to rise higher.  As soon as I change the cartridge and put fresh
>insulin in, my bgs drop.  I plan now to change my cartridge each time I
>change a set in the summer.  Seems my insulin loses some strength
especially
>if I'm outside in the heat and sun more.  YMMV...
>
>RoseLea and Max...
>
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