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Re: [IP] short vs full reservoir



> Yes, its a hold over.  I used to try ocassionally without the disconnects and
> you can do it but it is extremely inaccurate!



>         I'm not sure why they link changing infusion sets with changing
> catheters.  I think this recommendation is a holdover from when there were
> no quick disconnects.  With the easy disconnects , it makes more sense to
> couple changing reservoirs with changing tubing.  The catheters then can be
> changed on their own schedule.
> -wm
>
> <<<From: Sam Skopp <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] changing reservoirs
>
> Any comments about using the "short reservoir" vs the "full reservoir" method
> with the MiniMed? My CDE wants me to use the "short reservoir". From what I've
> read in the 507 User Guide, it seems like using this method you are forced to
> change the reservoir when you change the infusion set (something about a
> priming problem)... but maybe I'm not understanding it correctly. The "full
> reservoir" looks like it would be easier to change sets as well as holding
> moreinsulin. >>>
>
> Wayne Mitzner
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