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Re: [IP] One touch ping and close to empty reservoir issues



 Sorry, but cold insulin has more dissolved air than room temperature. When it
warms up, bubbles appear as the air comes out of solution. Basic physics.
On Mar 16, 2014, at 7:12 PM, Mr. Henry David wrote:

> When I start with a new reservoir, I use refrigerated insulin (less bubbles),
 > draw in the insulin, force out bubbles and some insulin, then I draw and
clear a
> second time, then pull the plunger out past the first o-ring, insert the
> reservoir into the pump and screw down the cap. This clears the line. It then
> takes only 3 or 4 units to prime. I never see any bubbles after that.
> Mr. Henry David
> email @ redacted
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 16, 2014, at 3:03 PM, sarah jones <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
>> When I had my training on my Ping, the CDE told me that bolusus might not be
>> accurate with only 20 units in the reservoir. So I always change before 20
> units
>> are left. I get enough insulin prescribed so that I can leave the old 20
> units
>> without running out.
>> On Mar 16, 2014, at 1:27 PM, Glenn Primack wrote:
>> 
>>> Interesting that others are seeing the same thing.  On my Minimed, it would
>>> be effective all the way to 0 units left (and sometimes even a little after
>>> that).
>>> 
>>> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 4:08 PM, Schlight Family
> <email @ redacted>wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Me, too, and now, I try to chg reservoir closer to the 15 units left mark
>>>> for
>>>> that same reason: less efficient meal bolus(s) and/or higher BG while on
>>>> basal
>>>> etc
>>>> 
>>>> MichelleS
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