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Re: [IP] Re: drawbacks
I fall back to insulin injections when removing the pump if it is over 2 hrs.
The reason is you must clear the tubing before you reconnect. Otherwise you
get no insulin when you bolus. This is a common mistake. That's why it is so
essential when filling the reservoir and tubing you double check for any air
in the tubing. The other reason is, when I say elegant, I mean the kind of
nights out that I don't carry a purse big enough for all the supplies. It
doesn't happen often and I don't mind the injections on occasions. I used to
take 5 shots a day. The pump is wonderful, but a break from it on occasion
isn't such a negative.
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/