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Re: [IPk] iv correction bolus

On Mon, 15 May 2000, you wrote:
>I recently met a German friend, who uses a pump, and she told me that a few
>diabetes specialists in Germany now train some patients to take a
>correction bolus intravenously - that is, you stick a needle in the large
>vein in your arm, and inject a few units directly into the blood.

Wow, somehow I can't imagine the medical profession in this country
advising that! I've never heard that one before, but it makes sense.

I know some people take an injection intramuscularly for fast results,
though that is very much frowned upon in this country too.
I'd be scared of doing that too, let alone going into veins! But I can see
the point.
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