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Re: [IPp] high #'s after site change



We use the 6mm Quicksets. We were seeing high #'s after a set change, 
before we increased it to 1.0.

Pam*
On Friday, June 28, 2002, at 01:40 PM, email @ redacted wrote:

> what type of sets do you use?  we bolus .5 to prime soft-set micros.
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> Pam Carswell <email @ redacted>@insulin-pumpers.org on 06/28/2002
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> We increased the amt. to fill the cannula from .5 up to 1.0, and it made 
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> difference in Taylor's #'s after a new site.
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> On Friday, June 28, 2002, at 01:21 PM, maverickmom wrote:
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>> Allison, just trying to cover all the bases here - are
>> you filling the cannula with .5-1u after insertion
>> (after removal of the introducer needle)? If so, you
>> might try using more. Some people swear by leaving the
>> old site in afterwards however, it isn't something that
>> everyone *must* do. We've never left the old site in
>> and the only time we ever had highs after a site change
>> was when we forgot to fill the cannula on a couple of
>> occasions. Leaving the old site in definitely wouldn't
>> work for my daughter - when her sites quit working,
>> they *quit*, so it would be pointless as she wouldn't
>> get any of that insulin anyway. When we put in a new
>> site she always drops afterwards so if it *did* work
>> for her, she'd be in trouble. YMMV :)
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