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[IP] Volume of silhouette canula
I changed my set this morning and like a good doo-be, I measured the volume of
the canula like you requested.
I emptied the entire tubing and canula (my old set) of insulin by pushing lots
of air through it. Then I filled my new reservoir and tubing and primed it
properly so I was sure that it was delivering insulin. I hooked this up to
the old canula and programmed a bolus and watched. I could see the insulin
moving through the canula and at EXACTLY one unit, the insulin reached the end
of the canula.
Incidentally, this is the amount for a recommended "filling bolus" for the
canula as stated in the little instruction sheet that comes with the
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/