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Re: [IP] Insulin Infusion Sites



I need your email address.

On 6/30/2014 6:09 PM, LBearxx wrote:
> I'm interested.  Please contact me.
>
>   > On Jun 30, 2014, at 9:21 AM, Prof Albisser
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> Hello Pumpers,
>> I run a weekly support group for Pumpers and MDI
>> Our goal is to achieve and then maintain optimal diabetes control using
>> technology on the Amazon Cloud we call a virtual pancreas for diabetes.
>> Optimal diabetes control, as shown in the image below, occurs when all
>> boluses and basals are optimized.  And, the mechanics of using the
>> pump(sites, insulins, catheters, etc) are all adapted for the particular
>> needs of each user.  This is done with the GUI shown and applying the
>> targets(not shown).  You may need HTML formatting to see the inserted
>> images.  If this does not work, send me an email and I will respond.
>>
>> My purpose in telling the pumpers group about this is to determine if
>> any pumpers may wish to try the Virtual Pancreas Technology.  If so, I
>> will ask for volunteers in my Support Groups to help you get started.
>> We could use Skype or some other service to provide the remote
>> connectivity for teaching new users.
>>
>> michael
>>
>> On 6/30/2014 12:00 PM,
>> email @ redacted wrote:
>   >> Signe, looks like it's time to do a couple basal tests and also download
> your
 > >> CGM data. My "bg schedule" is that I start to rise as soon as I go to bed,
> so
>>> from mindnight on...B B  It took basal testing and CGM data to convince the
 > >> ENDO that reducing my basal rate over night iwas a stupid idea.B B Now, as
a
>>> Svenska Flicka, I believe that by your name your are female, so I am conna
 >>> suggest where I like to put infusion sets - The Girls.B I too am lean and I
>>> need to give the abdomen a rest (I want good absorption after all). I find
 > >> using the straight cannulas inthe girls works very well. Good absorption,
> and
>>> having a bra over the set keeps thngs where I want them (even in hot sweaty
>>> weather).B  The length of the annulas on the straights is minimal - much
>>> shorter than the angled sets, and it is easy to put in one-handed.
>>> B
>>> Hope this helps
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>
>>> From: "Signe Myhren" <email @ redacted>
>>> To: email @ redacted
>>> Sent: Monday, June 30, 2014 4:28:36 AM
>>> Subject: [IP] Insulin Infusion Sites
>>>
>>> B Thanks to all who responded about my question about WHERE to infuse
>> insulin,
>   >> for best results. Some of you responded in terms of WHAT infusion set to
> use,
 >>> and in fact I had already consulted with Medtronic, who assured me that,
for
>>> the
>>> slender folk like me, the Paradigm Silhouette (which I use) is the set of
>>> choice.
>>>
 >>> B I awoke with a BG of 197 this morning, which disgusts me, as I had
bolused
>>> at
>>> bedtime, and again when my CGM alerted me to a high of 170 at around 2:00
>> a.m.
>>> This was with a Silhouette in the abdomen, after having used no abdominal
>>> infusion sites for one month.
>>>
 > >> B This is the number one most frustrating part of pumping insulin, for me!
> My
 >>> endo said my thighs are useless for infusing insulin (muscular, with lots
of
>>> blood vessels at the surface and no fat,) and I have already discussed the
>>> high
 > >> BGs I got when trying the buttocks (400, with the infusion site intact and
> no
>   >> blood in the cannula.) I live alone, and cannot depend upon a partner to
> help
>>> me
>>> insert a site into the upper arm. And yes, I have tried the OmniPod, for a
>>> solid
>>> year. It was my first pump. I could use it on my arms, but I developed a
>>> pretty
>>> severe allergy to its adhesive. I am about to get the 530 G next week.
>>>
>>> Thank you again.
>>>
>>> Signe
>>>
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>> -- 
>>
>> *A Michael Albisser, PhD*
>>
>> *Emeritus Professor of Medicine*
>>
>> Phone The Villages:  +1.352. 430.0098
>> Phone Mobile:  +1.954.270.2662
>>
>> eMail: email @ redacted <mailto:email @ redacted>
>>
>>   Skype:  albisser
>> .
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-- 

*A Michael Albisser, PhD*

*Emeritus Professor of Medicine*

Phone The Villages:  +1.352. 430.0098
Phone Mobile:  +1.954.270.2662

eMail: email @ redacted <mailto:email @ redacted>
Skype:  albisser
.
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