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RE: [IP] blood at infusion site

I doubt its " flowing "
More likely capillary action 

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted
[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Mark Willoughby
Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2010 6:42 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IP] blood at infusion site

My concern is that pumps have occlusion and back flow alarms, why would your

pump  "allow " blood to flow " back " into the tubing?    Mark Willoughby T1

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barry" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2010 7:20 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] blood at infusion site

> My CDE has told me to keep a syringe with me for just that reason. I can 
> draw
> from the reservoir.
> Barry Polner. (Atlanta)
> pin:207ae9e8
> Don't take your organs to heaven.....
> Heaven knows we need them here!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oliver Kleven <email @ redacted>
> Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 16:17:32
> To: email @ redacted<email @ redacted>
> Cc: email @ redacted<email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] blood at infusion site
> Jenny Yes that has happened to me also. I use the POD and I usually just 
> bolus
> with a syringe and if that corrects the high I will change the POD
> Sent from my iPhone
> On May 30, 2010, at 2:10 PM, Jenny Sandy <email @ redacted> wrote:
> we were out and about and i was feeling off. my bg was in the high
> 400s. I bolused and an hour later I was in the low 500. Another small
> bolus and the next time I checked I was even higher. I had my fiance
> stop at a gas station for a bottle of water. When we got home I pulled
> my infusion set and there was blood in the canula and a little blood
> at the site itself. is that a sign that the site had gone bad?
> -- 
> Sent from my mobile device
> Life is full of challenges.  Being happy shouldn't be one of them.
> .
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