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Re: [IPk] stinging bolus

Natty, I was told that you shouldn't bolus more then 8 units at a time or 
you'll get a build up of insulin and it wont absorb so well. If I bolus more 
then 8 (which is very rarely) i wait 1/2 a minute or so to let the insulin 
do it's stuff.

>Yup it was me, I have one again over the past few days which was stinging,
>but i was putting large bolus amounts in (13-15 units) in one go.  I moved
>it and its fine.  It also seems to happen if you dont go deep enough, seems
>to be fine if you go it at 45 degrees, but then again i do have a chunk of
>fat there ;-)
>At 17:54 19/05/1999 +0100, you wrote:
> >
> >I think someone (Natty?) asked about this recently, but I can't
> >remember the answer.
> >
> >Today I've been getting a stinging sensation when bolusing. I'm
> >guessing that this is a sign that the site needs to be changed?
> >
> >I was planning to anyway but don't have any more infusion sets
> >(hopefully the ones Ray sent will have arrived when I get home).
> >
> >The site feels fine otherwise though and I've never had this before.
> >

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