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Re: [IP] Experienced First Bent Needle

email @ redacted wrote:
> Greetings,  today I experienced my first bent Soft-Set.  I had felt my inset
> being pulled/push down.  I was sitting at a desk and my inset was at the
> right level with the bottom of the desk top,  I didn't think much of it.  I
> felt with my fingers it felt good.  15 minutes later when I bolusd for lunch
> my pump started going off.  I checked my line ran a test on the pump it was
> OK.  I went home and changed my infusion set.  After pulling the set out I
> saw the Teflon needle was bent into.  It must have happened when it got
> pulled out and I pushed it back in.  No panic I followed the steps the Mini
> Med Manuel and what my Rep told me.  I like it when the Manuel and machinery
> work well together!

I like it even better when my infusion sets don't do that. That's why I 
converted to using the Pureline Comfort (aka MiniMed Silhouettes or Disetronics 
Tenders) sets as soon as I heard about them 4.5 years ago. Haven't had that
since, or tape over the unit making it awkward.......

Ted Quick
email @ redacted
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