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[IP] Re: Pump shopping is definitely worse than car shopping

In a message dated 11/30/01 8:31:22 PM, email @ redacted writes:

>yes, the Pardigm uses prefilled cartridges, but will only hold
>160 units of insulin.  How much insulin do you use daily
>And the fact that the Paradigm will only hold 160 units of insulin --
>so I'd be changing reservoirs every 2 to 3 days.  Thought this might run
>more money.

The point of changing sites every 2 or 3 days is to keep the areas from 
building scar tissue and rejecting use in the future. You want to keep your 
tissue as healthy as possible. 
Diabetes is a very expensive disease. 
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