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Re: [IP] reservoirs for the Minimed 512

Thanks you George , I agree with you on this one, Just filled 3 for now bit
will do more later
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2003 11:04 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] reservoirs for the Minimed 512

> At 10:22 PM -0400 10/20/03, Wayne wrote:
> >
> >I called Minimed and they said Ok but not to store them too many days. I
> >said I keep in the small refrigerator in my office and they suggested
that I
> >take one out 1/2 hour before I use it. Don't exactly no why but I just
> >filled three of them for the next 3 days. I figured if most people take 3
> >day to go through one reservoir then I could get three filled and they
> >lat 3 days
> Wayne, my reservoirs last 6 or 7 days (depending on the ice cream
> flavor)     :>p
> I wouldn't see any problem with filling two dozen of them, IMO.   I
> believe that the life of an opened bottle of insulin is said to be 25
> days.  And that after that time there can be a very gradual
> diminishing of strength.   It is not as though the insulin goes
> completely dead, maybe you would have to use an additional 2 or 3 %.
> No big difference, particularly with higher dosage to begin with.
> Load up a weeks worth and see how they work for you.  I seriously
> doubt you'll see any difference between reservoir one and reservoir
> seven.
> Best of Bgs,    George        :>)
> (I glad that I'm Type 1, or I sure am glad I'm not Type 2, and I used
> to think my diabetes was hard)
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