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Re: [IP] storing insulin in reservoirs

I use the Mio infusion set and love it!

 On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Babs & Dave Moffett
<email @ redacted>wrote:

> Just had a local insulin-pumpers support group meeting on Thurs.  We had a
> Medtronic salesperson/educator.  She is also a pumper herself.  The subject
> of prefilling reervoirs came up. She said to NEVER store prefilled
> reservoirs in the refridgerator.  As insulin warms up it gives off excess
> oxygen.  If you pull a cold reservoir out and put it in your pump you will
> end up with air in your tubing and in you.  She also said she would not
> suggest prefilling reservoirs for very long.  The black ring is not made to
> stay wet for a very long time and could begin to disintigrate.  When asked
> she did admit to wearing her sensors for 6 days but, said she would never
> wear an infusion set for longer than 3 days.  She's seen too many problems
> caused by extended use. She also showed us the new Mio infusion set.  You
> can see it on the Medtronic website, if your interested.  It now has 3 sizes
> of tubing.  She said the new smaller size is really made for children
> though.
> Babs
> Diabetic 46 years Pumper 11 years CGM 3 years .
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