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Re: [IP] Re: drawbacks


How do you make the switch to shots? Do you work backwards- add 25% more
units etc...


JUDY102 wrote:
> 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.
> Judy
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