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Re: [IPk] Canula Change time!!!

> One extra trick I use is to leave the previous infusion set in place for an
> extra 3 or 4 hours after I've put the new set in (provided its uninfected
> etc). This prevents any unabsorbed insulin from the old site from leaking
> back out through the old wound. This can be significant in some people. And
> it's why we shouldn't change infusion sets soon after a bolus - as some of
> the unabsorbed bolus may leak back out.
> John

I also find that changing a set just before a bolus means that there's a lot 
of insulin going in soon after you've inserted the set, which seems to kind 
of kick-start it. I don't know if there's any scientific evidence behind 
that, but I know other people have found this too.
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