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Re: [IP] (IP) Reuse of Reservoirs



Ted,

What's an O-ring?

Thanks,
Fran

> It's readable and Ican understand what you're asking, so YES, you did it right.
>
> > I'm currently using a Minimed 507C with Humalog.  I've had it for around six
> > weeks and am still adjusting my basals.  I'm getting there.  Does anyone ever
> > reuse their reservoirs?  I don't mean reuse the insulin that's left in them,
> > but when changing your set, refilling the old reservoir and reusing it?
>
> OK, I reuse my reservoirs once, but the lubrcant on the O-rings doesn't do
> well after that. Incidentally, people here have found that mixing Humalog with
> Velosulin or Regular makes it stay stable longer. Humalog alone seems to lead
> to problems after 2.5 days or so, but with a 5 to 1 mix of Humalog and Regular
> I go for 3 days with no problem. Then it's time to refill the syringe anyway,
> but I just change the syringe out with another filled one, taking care not to
> get
> bubbles trapped in when I put the conmnector back on the syringe.
>
> Ted Quick
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