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Re: [IP] Filling Cartridges



J.E.Hughey wrote:

>> I ignore the air.  Air gets absorbed fine.  If concerned, note
>> " that 1" of tubing is a about 1/2 unit of insulin, so just bolus for it
>> when the air gets absorbed.
> 
> Am I wrong in that an air bubble entering a blood stream can work its 
> way to the heart and kill you?

The infusion set is inserted into a fatty area.  If it were to get into 
a blood vessel, blood will work back into the tubing and it hurts!  I 
consider the risk to be almost non-existent for me.  YMMV.


-- 
Dave Guyer, dx T1 1955, Cozmo 1800 since 06/26/07
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