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Re: [IP] disconnecting to shower

> email @ redacted wrote:
> > I am a 47 yr. old female - the one that lives in SF with 4 cats
> And I'm a 51 yr. old female that lives in Reno with 5 cats!!!!  :)
> > Is there anyone who is a bath person?  I have been quick releasing to take a
> > bath, soaking for about 15-25 minutes and reconnecting. I haven't been
> > covering the injection site.  Am I screwing up doing this?
> Yes, I'm a bath person!  I have a Jacuzzi bathtub -- ahhhhhh!!!!
> I haven't been covering up the infusion site -- haven't had any
> problems, EXCEPT that the tape may loosen up. If it does, then I
> just put a couple more pieces of tape over the places that have
> started to pull off. 
> The other concern I had was whether the insulin in the "tail" of the
> SofSet would cook -- hasn't been too much of a problem, but then I
> don't use lobster-cooking temperatures in my bath, anyway!

There is a third concern, not to be overlooked. If you have recently 
bolused, the increase in skin temperature and accompaning blood 
circulation vastly speeds up the absorbtion of insulin so the bolus 
will go in much quicker.  Don't get low in the bath or jacuzzi!
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