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Re: [IP] Air in infusion tube...
- Subject: Re: [IP] Air in infusion tube...
- From: Michael <email @ redacted>
- Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 23:38:33 -0700 (PDT)
> >pen.... whack... whack.... that works pretty well for her. She
> >doesn't bother with warming, etc...
> That sometimes works, but I always seem to get some small
> "sticky bubbles" at the top... they just won't move no matter
> what I do (short of breaking the reservoir and smushing them
> with my fingers). My CDE told me not to worry about it, if they
> are small, and stick to the top. Since they aren't going
> anywhere, they don't seem to hurt anything.
Your CDE is right. Don't worry about the 'little' stuff. Anyway, it helps
to have a few 'tiny' bubbles in the tube. You can watch them move when
the pump give insulin. Great to build confidence that the insulin is
really going in! 'specially after you just had an unexplained high.
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/