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Re: [IP] Bolus by injection often?

I use needles for bolus when I eat a lot and need lots of insulin  or/and  I want to extend the use of the pump so I don't have to change the site. All injections by needles are rotated around my body.

I've had such a hard time getting infusion
> sets to work on me and not fail within a day. I'm just
> realizing that my problem happens when bolusing for
> meals. I just stop absorbing the minute I give myself
> even a small to medium sized bolus. I'm considering
> injecting for all of my meals and seeing how that
> works. Anybody do this? I know some people do it every
> now and again to increase longevity in a site. I'm
> tired of changing out every day and still having no
> control. 
> Also, those of you who occasionally inject - do you
> find your insulin/carb ratio changes when you do so? I
> find that the injected insulin works much quicker and
> more effectively. 
> I feel like a total freak, since I've never spoken to
> anyone who had these kinds of problems on pump
> therapy. I'm very thin, using metal needle sets and I
> test 10-15 x/day. What the hell already?
> Catherine

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