Note: This instructable requires prior knowledge of needed amount of insulin in the cartridge.
Caution: The top of the insulin vial must be cleaned with an alcohol swab before beginning. Care must also be taken while handling the needle.
Step 1: Gathering materials
Step 2: Filling the cartridge
Attach the needle to the cartridge by twisting into place clockwise and remove lid Do not throw lid away.
Pull air into the cartridge to the desired setting, creating as precise a measurement as possible. The air will compensate for the insulin to be removed from the vial and prevent the creation of a vacuum. A vacuum may cause the vial to break, causing injury.
Step 15: Loading the cartridge
Insert the cartridge into the pump, twisting it clockwise a half turn until firm
Press the right oval button again 3 more times until the pump begins to draw the cartridge down