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Re: [IPk] Tender/Rapid

When i went into the pump DI, I was advised that every time i disconnected I 
should bolus 1/2 or 1 unit before I plug in again. Also, a know people who 
pump the pump between their legs when in the shower.


>Thanks John.
>I can see I'l have to experiment. I don't think it will reach
>the floor (given that the shower is above floor level, if you see what
>I mean), the shower head is too wobbly and I can't reach the top of the 
>shower to put it up there!
>In the gym there's certainly nowhere I can place it - there's nothing
>to hang it on or put it on. even the floor's no good as it slopes!
>Tupperware box sort of thing might work I suppose. I wouldn't have
>thought of that.
>grr, so much easier to disconnect. Hopefully it won't be for long.
>Also, I read in "Pumping Insulin" that you should avoid submerging the
>tube in hot water (as in when having a bath) because it can cause the
>insulin to crystallise (I think) and cause clogging of the tube. Does
>anyone know about this from *practical experience* ? Is it just one of
>those "advice" things or is it really something to be avoided?
>Another question - this may be a stupid one :-)
>if as you said previously, John N, the insulin can flow out of the end
>of the tube when it's disconnected, does this mean that evry tiem I
>disconnect, even if only for a few seconds or minutes, the insulin
>could flow out and I could be getting air bubbles when I reconnect? If
>not, why not?
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