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RE: [IP] Support groups

 Does anyone know how to find support groups? I live near Raleigh NC and keep
doing internet searches and have found a few things, but when I look into them
they are not really support groups.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "caryn Cornelius" <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IP] Filling Cartridges
> Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 15:49:34 -0400
> Jan,
> I believe that is correct if you are injecting into a vein.  Insulin is
> going into subcutaneous tissue...the air bubble should just be absorbed and
> not cause a problem.  The issue with air bubbles is that you will not be
> getting the amount of insulin you think you are delivering if there is an
> air bubble taking up space in the tubing.
> Hope that eases your mind.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of J.E.Hughey
> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 2:23 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Filling Cartridges
> > I ignore the air.  Air gets absorbed fine.  If concerned, note
> > " that 1" of tubing is a 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?
>   Jan T-1 11/50 http://tinyurl.com/hqsk2  - http://tinyurl.com/z4j5f -
> http://tinyurl.com/er5c3 incl. pump evolution
> .


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