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Apidra tips?

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by emilyblake, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. emilyblake

    emilyblake Approved members

    Apr 18, 2009
    Hi everyone,

    Any suggestions for using Apidra for the first time? I welcome any feedback or pointers.

    I picked up the prescription and will fill the pod tonight for the first time. Unless someone replies with a reason not to :)

    Thanks in advance,

  2. Ali

    Ali Approved members

    Aug 1, 2006
    I only can use a site for 2 and 1/2 days. Basal rates and adjustments are key. It is very short acting for many of us so a little bubble here, a bit of a clog in the site, a bit of degrading of the insulin, means a big impact. But you can correct quickly, you can cover a high carb meal without a huge tail, for me you can eat without waiting 20 minute post bolus. good luck. ali

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