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Re: [IP] Time to insert Sof-sets?

> At 10:20 AM 5/28/1999  Michael wrote:
>  >> I'm doing the same thing you are, I think, except that I'm
>  priming 5 >> units instead of 1-2 > >The 5 unit prime is to insure
>  that the drive arms are properly >engaged and tight. Reducing this
>  prime risks NOT finishing that task >properly resulting in initial
>  delivery of less than the expected >amount of insulin. It is not
>  the expeling of insulin from the tip >that guarantees the drive
>  mechanisim is fully engaged, but the actual >process of moving all
>  the pieces in the drive train.
> Maybe I'm not doing it right, but I tend to prime 3-4 units, until
> insulin freely starts flowing out of the quick-release. Is it
> recommended that you use 5 units, no matter what?
That is the explanation in the MM literature and it makes engineering 
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