[IP] In response to Signe
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- Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2016 16:40:26 -0400
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Signe b I too am on the pod plus Dex (through my I-phone).
Some may shudder, but I re-use insulin from expired or alarmed pods all the
I carry a syringe and just suck it out and use it to fill up the next pod.
At a minimum you donbt need to carry a vial in case youbre out and a pod
alarms. Just carry a syringe, and suck out enough to save a dinner evening out.
Buster in MD
> On Aug 22, 2016, at 8:45 AM, Signe Myhren
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> I used to get 3 bottles of insulin per month (Apidra.) That was every 30
> When I switched to Novolog, Rite Aid started giving me fewer vials (I.e., 3
> vials every 50 days.) I complained to my endo that, with site failures, etc.,
> was afraid I might run out of insulin. So she wrote a new prescription and
> I used 60 units per day. (That's twice what I use.) Now the pharmacy has
> me 5 vials for 3 months. I asked why. Seems Medco audits the pharmacy, so
> literally measure out those units and don't let you exceed them. This has me
> frightened. Recently I switched from the MM 530G to the OmniPod plus DexCom.
> far, I am getting good absorption and can wear a Pod for 3 days. With my
> Pod failure, if and when it occurs, I will be out 120 units of insulin. This
> frightens me!
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