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Re: [IPk] NO DELIVERY for Donald/Bubble's



hi my name  is vic and have been injecting for 40 years and i am now on the
pump  i inject a little air in to the vial and this will push the insulin
into the syringe  try this and you will not get so many air locks   vic
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald O' Donnell" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2002 7:41 PM
Subject: [IPk] NO DELIVERY for Donald/Bubble's


> Dear All
>
> Today Saturday my nephew came up to London to see me.
>
> He live on McDonaldS, so we went to the nearest one to me in Docklands.
>
> I am sorry to say but I too love their Big Mac. and that's what I chose.
>
> because of the last time i had one and didn't give enough insulin for it,
> this time I gave myself 10 units and I really enjoyed the meal.
>
> On the way back to my flat I heard a mobile phone ringing thought it was
> Clay's phone and he then said is that you, I looked and yes the pump was
> bleeping I didn't know what to do it said on the screen,
>
>       NO
>  DELIVERY
>
> This is the first time I have seen this, so we headed straight back home.
>
> Had a look in the User's Guide on page 106 there was the answer it told
> me that there is a problem with the reservoir, infusion set.
>
> I looked at both and all I could see was that the set had some pleats /
> folds in it, have not seen this before.
>
> I then looked at the last bolus and it told me 5.3, remember I gave myself
> 10 units so 5.7 units have not gone in.
>
> I tested my blood sugars and they were 11.3.
>
> So I replaced the infusion set and bolused 5.7 and now  1 hour later my
> sugars are 9.0, going down.
>
> To Jenny about her bubble's
>
> I always flick the reservoir with the insulin bottle still connected in
the
> upsidedown positon.
>
> And watch all the bubble's jump to the top where the needle is.
>
> When I can see no more, I pump out the bubbles in to the bottle and they
> rise to the top/bottom of the bottle.
>
> Hope this help you Jenny and my I say I was the same as you for the first
> few months.
>
> I am no exspert and will never declare so.
>
> Regards Donald
>
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