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



 For peace of mind I would suggest that you contact your pump manufacturer.
Pumps should not have bubbles in the line if the reservoir is filled properly.

Richard

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 > On Mar 16, 2014, at 8:46 PM, Sue Ann Bowling <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
> 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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