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Re: [IP] air in tubing--any suggestions?



After filling the reservoir, turn it upside down so the reservoir is on
top, watch for bubbles,
as they will move to top, turn it back the other way and  push on the
plunger to remove them
and draw back more insulin. Check again for bubbles.

jimb








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>I usually don't worry about air in the tubing unless the bubble is quite
>large and doesn't appear to move when the pump is being primed. Usually when
>the bubble isn't letting insulin go through tubing, it means you are not
>getting your insulin. If that is the case, I change the set. Sharon B
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Susan Kinzelman" <email @ redacted>
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 4:33 PM
>Subject: Re: [IP] air in tubing--any suggestions?
>
>
>> I think I remember someone else saying that the reservoir cap was not
>tight
>> and therefore it was letting in some air bubbles once in a while.
>>
>> >  I used to get those big bubbles but now that I think about it I havn't
>> > had one
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