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Re: [IP] Highs after sof-set change

I hit up 2 units to fill the empty space, and it works for me.  However I
have very thick skin that is scarred from years of injections that might
mean I need to fill more empty space.  I'm not sure.


>At 10:44 AM 10/06/1998  Eugenia Gracer wrote:
>>     Hi Sam:
>>     This is really new information to me regarding the amount
>>bolus to
>>     cover the dead space when using Silhouettes. I was told by
>>my nurse
>>     educator and by my rep to bolus .5. I haven't had any
>>problems so far.
>>     Verrrrrrrrrrry interesting.
>Please read the insert that comes with the Silhouette. It's on
>the back side under "Precautions". It says: "It is generally
>advisable to administer a bolus of at least 0.0075cc (for
>insulin: approx. 1 unit of U-100) to fill the empty space in the
>cannula after the introducer needle is withdrawn". There have
>been many complaints of high BGs after a set-change, and this
>may be a factor.
>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

ReThinking Paper,
Emily Miggins

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/