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[IP] RE: Air Bubbles

>............<snip>................... Air in the tubing can be
>very bad, but only if it gets to the point where you pump it in your body.
>Due to the pressure in the tubing, air will still force the insulin out and
>only be problematic if you pump it into your body.

Actually, air bubbles are quite harmless but they do displace insulin that
you would otherwise receive.  A one inch air bubble is roughly equivalent to
one half unit of insulin but most bubbles are very much smaller.

John Kinsley
Type 1 - 1956
MM 507 - 1998
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