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Re: [IPk] intravenous insulin

>There's probably no reason why it couldn't be done, taking care and
>consideration of the above.

Would an intramuscular injection be a better compromise? Or would the
bruising and pain be too much?

>i would not be worried about going on an iv scale for surgery as long as it
>was done properly with adequate monitoring and dextrose as well, as long as
>I could go back to my pump as soon as capable of using it, precisley because
>of this quick mode of action ie "there when you need it but gone quickly if
>you don't"

One thing I don't understand - if they are giving you insulin at the
appropriate rate - like a pump basal rate - why is it necessary to have
glucose going in as well?


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