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Re: [IPk] John's basal rates



Hi Ingrid

> do you (or anybody else for that matter!) mix insulin from different vials?
> I've finished up one vial of humalog and topped up the reservoir with a bit
> of new humalog - is this something I shouldn't do?

Probably, but I do it with no ill effects!


> Also for those people who reuse reservoirs, do you wait till it's empty
> before refilling, or do you top up the reservoir with enough insulin till
> the next change is due?  I load up my reservoir for the full 180ml (I use
> the short 508 MM method), and change sites every three days, but only use
> in total around 150ml so often there is around 20 - 30 units left over,
> which I leave in the reservoir.....

I refill usually while there is a bit left in the reservoir, but I empty it 
first. No real reason, except that it's easier to get rid of the bubbles that 
way...
Di
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