Fill reservoir with room temperature insulin. Fill the reservoir slowly. I have also heard that people fill their reservoirs and then let them sit upright for about 10 mins prior to putting in their pumps. This gives time for the bubbles to rise and then for you to prime them out.
I don't know the cause or prevention of bubbles. I've been pumping for 20+ years, and bubbles just happen sometimes. I've read many ways to keep them from happening and tried them all. Bubbles appear out of nowhere, I've seen them in my line when I never saw one in the res! I do a bubble check every day, and when I bolus, I check the line. And then just prime it out when I discover one.
Above is a photo of Diabetes Hands Foundation’s own Manny Hernandez with the stars of the Diabetes Co-Stars Video, “Strength in Numbers.” In case you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a new video making it’s way through the … Continue Reading
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading