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RE: [IPk] Sets and splitting doses



Hi Jos
The D-Tron plus allows you to do an extended bolus so eliminating that
forgotten one you had planned to do.

Joyce Jones (still a newbie pumping since april, D-Tron plus)


-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
Behalf Of J
Sent: 08 November 2003 12:19
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IPk] Sets and splitting doses



>Also, how important is it to split larger insulin doses and 
>how long should we leave between each dose?  The pump nurse 
>said that we should split any doses larger than 5 units and 
>give the second part half to three quarters of an hour 
>later but we are tending to forget the second part and give 
>it late. If we could get into the habit of giving it at the 
>end of the meal (about 10 minutes after the first) would 
>this be long enough to be useful? I think we may remember 
>better if we can associate it with the end of the meal.

Jos
-- 
Mum to Emily aged 11, dx Oct '99
Novorapid x 4, Glargine x 1, D-Tron Plus pump from the 27th 
Oct,
Robert aged 13 dx Mar '03 
Novomix 30 x 2 (+ Novorapid when hungry!), 
and Matthew aged 8.
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