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Re: [IP] unused insulin in cartridge

On 2 Mar 2002 at 17:44, email @ redacted wrote:

> It is prudent to fill the cartridge with enough insulin for 2-3 days 
> anticipated use, plus enough to prime the tubing, plus what I call a fudge
> factor, some extra if needed for extra food, highs, illness, etc. If Gabe is
> only using a small amount of insulin you shouldn't need to put 200 units in
> the cartridge.
> Anne Geller RN CDE

And I'd say that all depends on how much you need to bolus for Fudge!

(who always 'overfills' the 315 unit cartridge for his H-trons so that the additional amount pre-primes the tubing and leaves me with at least 7 days)
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