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Re: [IPk] stinging bolus

Yeah that sounds like a good idea, when i took the tender out there was a
really big lump under the skin which seems to have gone now.

When I spoke to Joan she said the same as you and suggested taking 8 before
eating, more during and some after if needed.

At 13:53 20/05/1999 +0000, you wrote:
>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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