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Re: [IP] Re: Leaving Old Set IN after change

Michael wrote:
> Marti wrote:
> > I had the same experience with my BG going up during changing.  I never
> > thought of Michaels suggestion, but I always bolus an extra half unit
> > whenever I have been disconnected.  When I change my sight, I bolus the half
> > unit required, but I also time it just before a meal.  That way, between the
> > 1/2 unit and the meal bolus, I get all the air out of the lines.  It works
> > well for me.
> Be Warned!!  If you have recently done a large bolus, the amount of
> insulin lost when the set is removed can be several units.  I have
> actually seen a droplet of insulin form on Lily's skin when she
> removed a set before we discovered this technique.  As you all know
> from priming your pumps, a droplet of insulin is A LOT, at least
> several units.
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>>>I always bolus a half unit everyime I disconnect for showering or whatever...works great....PW