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Re: [IPk] no insulin alarm



yes, I read about that in the book, and John mentioned it too.
Problem I have is that once the reservoir is attached to the tube, I
find it impossible to get it off again.

Probably not what? Sorry, I got confused there.
Di

> > Hi Ray, 
> > Thanks for the info.
> > I take it this is a continuous sounding alarm then?
> > Is it activated by the plunger getting to the end of the reservoir?
> > I assume as people have mentioned about still having all the insulin
> > left in the tube to use.
> > 
> 
> Probably not. If you run out, there are a couple of things you can 
> do.
> 
> If you have a standard insulin syringe, you can draw insulin from the 
> leur lock of the pump syringe. There is quite a bit that remains 
> there even when the syringe bottoms.
> 
> You can also "carefully" disconnect the leur lock, draw air into the 
> pump syringe, put it back in the pump and seat the pump arms with a 
> bolus, then re-connect the leur lock. The pump will then push air 
> into the delivery line allowing you to use the 20 odd remaining units 
> in the line (assuming a long line). My daughter has done this once 
> at school when she ran out of insulin. I guess it's not too hard 
> since she managed it without any assistance.
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