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RE: [IPk] Re:[IPK] Post meal BGs



Paul - you often run a greater risk of infection into the blood if you
place it there. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	email @ redacted [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	29 October 1999 18:17
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	[IPk] Re:[IPK] Post meal BGs
> 
> John,
> 
> >However, the big difference is that the pump does not deliver insulin
> >directly into the bloodstream but into subcutaneous tissue. There is,
> >therefore, a delay in absorbtion and consequently a rise in BG level
> about 2
> >hours after eating.
> 
> Just wondering why we don't inject / pump insulin into the bloodstream
> if it
> would potentially achieve better results (apart from being bloody sore
> if you'll
> excuse the pun)?
> 
> Paul Kennedy
> 
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