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Re: [IP] Anyone else had this problem...

I've had this problem numerous times.  Usually it is my fault caused by one of the
following.  I think humalog makes it a more visible problem than it was for all
those years with velosulin b/c of the faster absorption:

    - sometimes I have forgotten to bolus the .7 units to fill the air space after
    -sometimes I have unabsorbed insulin from recent boluses with the last set
that leaked out when I removed the old tubing.

David Zakary wrote:

> Hi All,
> Wanted to know if anyone else has had this problem. I've been pumping
> almost 2 months witha MM507. On several occassions I've had problems on the
> mornings that I change my infusion set/site. I generally go with 2 days per
> site, a couple of times 3 days.
> On the morning that I change the site, bolus, and eat I have found that my
> blood sugars have gone WAY up - almost as if I hadn't taken a bolus. I know
> that I have bolused - my first thought was that I had forgetten. If I take
> a SECOND bolus it drops my sugars back into a normal range. It doesn't
> always happen - I've seen it 4 or 5 times in the 7 weeks I've been on the
> pump. It's seems like I'm having to "jump start" the site.
> I was talking with the nurse that is in charge of my endo's research
> programs and I was the SECOND recent pumper that had complained of the same
> thing today. She didn't have any ideas.
> Anyone else out there experienced the same problem and have any idea what
> might be causing it?
> Baffled and Confused,
> Dave Zakary
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