Hey Ginger, I use a pump and I love it, but I’m getting really, really sick of having the left-over gunk from the infusion site tape all over my old sites! I can’t get it off, and it looks gross. How do I get rid of it? Oh, yes, I remember that obnoxious tape residue! What you need are Adhesive Removal Pads, which you can usually find in pharmacies. They’re kind of like alcohol swipes but obviously contain a different assortment of chemicals in them! They work like a charm though! You just rub the pad on the old adhesive residue (sometimes you’ve gotta rub kind of rigorously) and it washes off. If you can’t find them in the pharmacy, you can also buy them on the internet . They’re only $3.89 for a box of 100 on the website!
Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for others in your family without acid reflux disease. Bon Appétit!
Sticky Rice with Fresh Mangoes. I tried this dessert for the first time last week at a Tai restaurant. It is so sweet, but somehow feels light and refreshing.
1 cup coconut milk
1 tsp. salt
1 cup sticky rice
1 cup of warm water
2 Tbs. sugar
1 mango, peeled and sliced
Sticky rice is traditionally steamed, but for those of us short on time, a microwave also works.
Soak the sticky rice for 10 minutes in the warm water in a bowl (make sure the rice is covered by the water). Cover the bowl with a dish and cook in the microwave for about th...
Urine volume; 24-hour urine collection
The normal range is 800 to 2000 milliliters per day (with a normal fluid intake of about 2 liters per day).
Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
What abnormal results mean
Disorders that cause reduced urine volume include dehydration, inadequate fluid intake, or renal insufficiency or failure.
Some of the conditions that cause increased urine volume include:
Diabetes insipidus - renal
Diabetes insipidus - central
High fluid intake
Some forms of kidney failure
Use of diuretic medications
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