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redness around canula site

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by johnpol, May 8, 2018.

  1. johnpol

    johnpol Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My largest basal rate is 12.5 iu an hour at 13:30 for three hrs, I run six different rates, have reduced some, and left others alone.
     
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    novorapidboi26 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow, that's a lot.......

    Again, didn't think the pumps on offer un the UK could deal with those amounts.....

    I have six rates also with my largest being 2.5 from 05:30am-07:30am
     
  3. johnpol

    johnpol Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My lowest rate is 1.45 and I run one of 8ius wish I had small rates, but my body doesn't like my insulin
     
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    KateMeg Type 1 · Member

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    Have you tried using a different angle canula? I have the same issue with straight canulas but the 30 degrees never give me any problem.
     
  5. johnpol

    johnpol Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I haven't , but I will ask when I'm next at the hospital. funnily enough I have just done a set change and the site isn't as red as some of the others, maybe it was just a temporary issue for me but the tips given are very much appreciated.
     
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