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Re: [IP] Re: Units per inch of tubing

> <<> I set Josh up with a new set and cartridge and tubing yesterday
> and made
> > note
> > that it took 12.6 units to fill his 23" tubing with the MM QS.
> > ----------------------------------------------------------
> Can you explain this?  When we prime 5 units, insulin drips out the
> end of the tubing and we are using the same set and tubing as you
> are.
> I am confused why it took 12.6 to fill the 23" tubing.

The tubing holds 1/2 unit of insulin for each inch of length. If you 
start with an empty tube, manually prime so that insulin is at the 
beginning, then prime until the tube is full, you will discover this.

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