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Re: [IPk] Bubbles causing ketones



> Clare Hi
> 
> 
> 
> I have had a bad day too. Last 2 weeks I have been really on track. I
> changed site yesterday and put it into another brand new site (upper
> abdo left). The right worked brilliant. What I have noticed is that
> the only time I get flaws in the tubing, e.g., when the lining
> stretches, are the times I seem to have bubbles. There are no bubbles
> apparent at the moment, but have some very pronounced marks on the
> tubing in different places and my BG was 16 this afternoon. Corrected
> 2 hours ago and it has only gone down to 13. I am wondering if I could
> have missed some bubbles?
> 

5 cm is about a  UNIT of insulin. It would take some pretty big 
bubbles to cause that much difference in your blood sugar levels.

Michael
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